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Genetically Modified Humans? Seven Reasons to Say “No”
by Center for Genetics and Society
Crossing the threshold into inheritable human genetic alterations has long been considered dangerously unacceptable for both safety and social reasons.
Center for Genetics and Society comments on White House and National Academies approaches to altering the human germline
May 27, 2015
“The endorsement of a pause by the White House is an important first step."
NIH Statement on Gene Editing Highlights Need for Stronger US Stance on Genetically Modified Humans, Says Public Interest Group
Apr 29, 2015
CGS welcomes NIH Director Francis Collins' unambiguous statement that "altering the human germline in embryos for clinical purposes ...has been viewed almost universally as a line that should not be crossed."
Public interest group calls for strengthening global policies against human germline modification
Apr 22, 2015
“No researcher has the moral warrant to flout the globally widespread policy agreement against altering the human germline.”
Public interest group condemns human germline modification efforts, supports research moratorium, calls for US prohibition
Mar 19, 2015
We're at a watershed moment in determining whether human genetic technologies will be used in the public interest and for the common good, or in ways that are dangerous and socially pernicious.
Forgotten Stories of the Eugenic Age #1: How “Better Babies” Became “Fitter Families”
The Science and Ethics of Genetically Engineered Human DNA
Fond Farewells and Warm Welcomes at the Center for Genetics and Society
UK Seeks Regulatory Advice for “Mitochondrial Replacement,” Fails to Mention Cross-Generational Implications
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