CRISPR/Cas9 Found to Cause Extensive Genetic Mutations in Cells

A new study has found that CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can cause greater genetic damage in cells than was previously thought, creating safety implications for gene therapies using CRISPR/Cas9. […]

Genetically Modified Humans: For What and for Whom?

The most damning criticism of gene therapy, is that it is a simplistic, reductionist solution to complex diseases that must be understood in terms of the human being as a whole in his or her social, ecological environment. […]

Human gene therapy: A cure for all ills?

This briefing examines the case for gene therapy and considers the safety, social and ethical concerns. […]