Dr Silvia Camporesi comments on UK scientists’ recent application to the HFEA to work on CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human embryos

Dr Silvia Camporesi comments on the US and UK policies on genome editing/CRISPR-Cas9 for the Huffington Post Science blog.

This is an excerpt from the article:

I believe that we as bioethicists have a responsibility to try and bring to the surface the underlying forces that that shape the ethical boundaries of a particular debate. Political, social and economic factors shape ethics and policy making, as they shape science and technology in different ways in different countries.”

To read the full article click here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/silvia-camporesi/genome-editing-bioethics-_b_8163840.html?utm_hp_ref=science&ir=Science 

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