Reactions to the National Academies/Royal Society Report on Heritable Human Genome Editing

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The CRISPR Journal, by Misha Angrist et al

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Abstract

In September 2020, a detailed report on Heritable Human Genome Editing was published. The report offers a translational pathway for the limited approval of germline editing under certain circumstances and assuming various criteria have been met. In this perspective, three dozen experts from the fields of genome editing, medicine, bioethics, law, and related fields offer their candid reactions to the National Academies/Royal Society report, highlighting areas of support, omissions, disagreements, and priorities moving forward.