Advances in Human Genome Editing

27-04-2016

The Hellenic National Bioethics Commission dealt with the ethical issues raised by the new genome editing technologies. This has been occasioned by the announcements about the new CRISPR/Cas9 technology which facilitates genome modification in various organisms, including human. Thus, although the above-mentioned method can be applied to all species, the present Opinion focuses on gene editing in humans.

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