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Alta Charo co-chairs panel calling for human gene editing in cure and treatment of diseases

A panel formed by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine has issued a major report on the science, ethics and governance of human genome editing. The report lays out strict guidelines on the future use of gene editing procedures to prevent people passing serious medical conditions on to their children.

Professor Alta Charo, panel co-chair, comments:

Submitted by Tammy Kempfert on March 27, 2017

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