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Technologies

Gene therapy has been the next big thing in medicine for decades. Until recent years, the results were underwhelming. Now...

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The gene editing techniques that have revolutionized medicine since 2016 could also be used to treat common heart diseases, the...

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Throughout 2022, CGS worked to deepen and expand collaborations with advocates and scholars concerned...

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I met the entrepreneur Martine Rothblatt for the first time at a meeting at West Point in 2015 that was...

Policies

Gene therapy has been the next big thing in medicine for decades. Until recent years, the results were underwhelming. Now...

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Throughout 2022, CGS worked to deepen and expand collaborations with advocates and scholars concerned...

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Two prestigious campuses of the University of California are eyeing the creation of an entity that would cover the multimillion-dollar price tags...

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The Food and Drug Administration is pressing pause on drug-company testing of experimental medicines more often, a side effect of...

Society

Gene therapy has been the next big thing in medicine for decades. Until recent years, the results were underwhelming. Now...

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Terry Jackson lives a life dominated by sickle cell disease. The genetic disorder, in which...

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Throughout 2022, CGS worked to deepen and expand collaborations with advocates and scholars concerned...

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Nick Bostrom, an influential philosopher at the University of Oxford who has been called the “father” of the longtermism movement...

Perspectives

Gene therapy has been the next big thing in medicine for decades. Until recent years, the results were underwhelming. Now...

Photo by Isabela Kronemberger on Unsplash

Throughout 2022, CGS worked to deepen and expand collaborations with advocates and scholars concerned...

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The UK’s fertility regulator has called for an urgent update to the law around egg freezing as rapidly growing numbers...

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As I’ve continued to think more about the phenomenon of “disability,” I am compelled to rethink “ableism” beyond a hegemonic...