Reactions to the National Academies/Royal Society Report on Heritable Human Genome Editing .

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In September 2020, a detailed report on Heritable Human Genome Editing was published. The report offers a translational pathway for the limited approval of germline editing under limited circumstances and assuming various criteria have been met. In this perspective, some three dozen experts from the fields of genome editing, medicine, bioethics, law, and related fields offer their candid reactions to the National Academies/Royal Society report, highlighting areas of support, omissions, disagreements, and priorities moving forward.

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Cited Authors

  • Angrist, M; Barrangou, R; Baylis, F; Brokowski, C; Burgio, G; Caplan, A; Chapman, CR; Church, GM; Cook-Deegan, R; Cwik, B; Doudna, JA; Evans, JH; Greely, HT; Hercher, L; Hurlbut, JB; Hynes, RO; Ishii, T; Kiani, S; Lee, LH; Levrier, G; Liu, DR; Lunshof, JE; Macintosh, KL; Mathews, DJH; Meslin, EM; Mills, PHR; Montoliu, L; Musunuru, K; Nicol, D; O'Neill, H; Qiu, R; Ranisch, R; Sherkow, JS; Soni, S; Terry, S; Topol, E; Williamson, R; Zhang, F; Davies, K

Published Date

  • October 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 332 - 349

PubMed ID

  • 33095048

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8935482

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2573-1602

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2573-1599

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/


  • eng