Tag Archives: International Summit on Human Gene Editing
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.
First CRISPR Babies: Where are our Ethics?
Françoise Baylis responds to the recently announced birth of the world’s first genome edited babies and raises concerns about the scientific practice and ethical accountability.
Join the Debate on Human Genome Editing!
Yeyang Su invites Impact Ethics readers to mark their calendars for the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.
Human germline genome editing: An ‘impressive’ sleight of hand?
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.’
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.