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Human Gene Editing Therapies Are OK in Certain Cases, Panel Advises

Expert group recommends long-term tracking, other restrictions for germline tinkering. Jeffrey Kahn, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University, says the door to heritable gene therapy remains closed until stringent requirements can be met. “It’s frankly more of a knock on the door,” he said at the public presentation of the report

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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