Genes are sequences of DNA that, for the most part, code for proteins. The flow of genetic information from DNA to RNA to protein has been referred to as the central dogma of molecular biology.
2017: Discussion paper and companion technical paper exploring the potential uses of gene editing in healthcare in Aotearoa.
And, so far, they’re just fine. America needs a sober debate about the pros and cons of Crispr instead of a paranoid ban on the technology.
Scientists report that they have discovered a way to tweak genes in the body’s immune cells by using electrical fields.
A study has found that CRISPR can delete large chunks of DNA, suggesting it could cause cancer if used to treat diseases by editing many cells in the body
Experts explore the science and ethics of gene editing the human germline.
Experiments on human embryos have led experts to call for caution until safety and ethical issues are resolved.
What if we could fix a kid’s genetic disease, cure them for their lifetime? What if we make that for all of their children, forever? Or enhance humans to be genetically better? What’s your opinion of gene editing and enhancement?
Panel discussion on using gene editing in medicine.
Panel discussion on the risks and benefits of using gene editing for human reproduction and fertility.