Human Embryo Editing: Opportunities and Importance of Transnational Cooperation

Duanqing Pei, David W. Beier, Ephrat Levy-Lahad, Gary Marchant, Janet Rossant, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Robin Lovell-Badge, Rudolf Jaenisch, Alta Charo, David Baltimore

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Abstract

A recent National Academies report articulates a path forward for research, ethics, and governance of clinical applications involving genome editing. In light of recent human embryo editing developments, scientists and stakeholders from all nations should cooperate to take advantage of this historic opportunity for medicine and also basic human biology. A recent National Academies report articulates a path forward for research, ethics, and governance of clinical applications involving genome editing. In light of recent human embryo editing developments, scientists and stakeholders from all nations should cooperate to take advantage of this historic opportunity for medicine and also basic human biology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-426
Number of pages4
JournalCell Stem Cell
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 5 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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Pei, D., Beier, D. W., Levy-Lahad, E., Marchant, G., Rossant, J., Izpisua Belmonte, J. C., Lovell-Badge, R., Jaenisch, R., Charo, A., & Baltimore, D. (2017). Human Embryo Editing: Opportunities and Importance of Transnational Cooperation. Cell Stem Cell, 21(4), 423-426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2017.09.010