News and Events : 2016 : January

Rosario Isasi, J.D., M.P.H.

Faculty Author Says Human Genome Editing Policy Requires Setting Thresholds of Acceptability

Human genome editing for research has made great strides, yet a new Miller School of Medicine faculty member says modification of the human germline raises socio-ethical and policy questions. Rosario Isasi, J.D., M.P.H., associate professor, suggests that policy makers could be guided by the model that has served to develop policies regulating pre-implantation genetic diagnosis after in vitro fertilization.

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Human genome editing Framing genome editing policy requires setting thresholds of acceptability

Human genome editing for research has made great strides in recent years yet raises socio-ethical and policy questions surrounding the modification of the human germline.

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Human Genetics Project Collaborators Wanted

Stephan Z├╝chner, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, and Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., Director of the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, are seeking faculty members who wish to find a collaborator or explore new projects with the genetics faculty.

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