Tag Archives: CRISPR
Françoise Baylis and Alana Cattapan defend the current prohibition in Canada on making genetic alterations that can be passed on to future generations.
Françoise Baylis stresses that decisions about the modification of the human germline should not be made without broad societal consultation.
Françoise Baylis wonders how it is that in 14 months (from December 2015 to February 2017), the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine have moved human germline genome editing out of the category ‘irresponsible’ and into the category ‘permissible.’
Josephine Johnston offers a secular interpretation of the ‘Playing God’ argument as it applies to human germline gene editing.
Jackie Leach Scully calls for a wide-ranging discussion of the scope and nature of human genetic variation and diversity.
Teresa Blankmeyer Burke argues for inclusion and communication accessibility in bioethics discussions that threaten to harm the signing Deaf community.