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ISSCR Submits Comments to NAS Regarding Human Gene Editing

  • 7 July, 2016

The ISSCR provided comments to the National Academy of Science/National Academy of Medicine Committee on Human Gene Editing regarding scientific, medical, and ethical considerations. The comments focus on germline nuclear genome editing, research involving human embryos, the distinction between gene editing of the nuclear genome and mitochondrial replacement therapy, and the clinical application of somatic genome editing.

Read the full statement here.