A genome editing month
26 Nov 2019 by Peter Mills
From time to time I have posted updates on this blog about the evolving international discussion surrounding human heritable genome editing...
Call for a global moratorium on heritable genome editing
14 Mar 2019
Yesterday in an article in Nature, a group of scientists and ethicists from seven countries called f...
What He said
28 Nov 2018 by Peter Mills
I arrived in Hong Kong on Monday lunchtime for the second 'international summit' on genome editing a...
Nuffield Council statement on reports of gene-edited babies born in China
26 Nov 2018
Today, the media has reported that gene-edited babies have been born in China. If these reports are ...
40 years of IVF: three key challenges for the future of reproductive medicine
13 Sep 2018 by Hugh Whittall
A debate takes place in the House of Lords today recognising 2018 as the 40th anniversary of the bir...
Genome editing and human reproduction: social and ethical issues
17 Jul 2018
In July 2018, we published a report into the social and ethical issues raised by the use of genome editing as a technology that could influence inherited characteristics in humans.