Tag Archives: embryos for research

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.

Human genome editing: We should all have a say

Françoise Baylis stresses that decisions about the modification of the human germline should not be made without broad societal consultation.

Ethical aspects of research with chimera embryos

Vardit Ravitsky highlights a few ethical issues with human-nonhuman chimera research.

Human-Nonhuman Chimera Research in Canada

Françoise Baylis explains Canada’s regulatory framework for human-nonhuman chimera research and suggests that the proposed changes to the NIH guidelines to permit the funding of such research may have implications for Canadian research.

Pushing the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Françoise Baylis calls for a better alignment of the science and ethics of human embryo research.

Human Gene Editing: A Global Discussion

Françoise Baylis explains “On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement” to the participants at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting.

‘Excess’ Embryos for Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

Pamela White argues that ‘excess’ embryos potentially available for human pluripotent stem cell research should not be described as ‘unwanted’.