Tag Archives: Deaf community
Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?
Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.
Transferring Embryos with Genetic Anomalies
Jackie Leach Scully argues that respect for equality and diversity, and not just respect for the parental autonomy and the welfare of the future child, should inform policies governing the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis.
Gene Therapy: A Threat to the Deaf Community?
Teresa Blankmeyer Burke considers the problematic nature of gene therapy research aimed at eliminating hereditary deafness.