Tag Archives: Gene editing
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.
Teresa Blankmeyer Burke considers the problematic nature of gene therapy research aimed at eliminating hereditary deafness.
Josephine Johnston offers a secular interpretation of the ‘Playing God’ argument as it applies to human germline gene editing.
Françoise Baylis comments on the US Institute of Medicine’s report on Mitochondrial Replacement.
Jackie Leach Scully calls for a wide-ranging discussion of the scope and nature of human genetic variation and diversity.
Charis M Thompson summarizes the recent debate on human germline gene editing and calls for a broader and more inclusive public discussion.