Tag Archives: Gene 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.

Gene Therapy: A Threat to the Deaf Community?

Teresa Blankmeyer Burke considers the problematic nature of gene therapy research aimed at eliminating hereditary deafness.

The Nebulous Ethics of Human Germline Gene Editing

Josephine Johnston offers a secular interpretation of the ‘Playing God’ argument as it applies to human germline gene editing.

A Cautious Approach to Mitochondrial Replacement

Françoise Baylis comments on the US Institute of Medicine’s report on Mitochondrial Replacement.

Gene editing: a chance to think about diversity

Jackie Leach Scully calls for a wide-ranging discussion of the scope and nature of human genetic variation and diversity.

The Human Germline Genome Editing Debate

Charis M Thompson summarizes the recent debate on human germline gene editing and calls for a broader and more inclusive public discussion.

Gene Editing: How much justice delayed or denied?

Nicholas G. Evans offers a nuanced examination of John Harris’ claims against the “unacceptable risks to future generations” associated with gene editing in human reproduction.