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Altering human embryos giving rise to designer babies [Video]

[With CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
March 14th, 2016

Medical Science has made significant leaps forward when it comes to reproduction and fertility. Many parents can now chose not only the sex of their babies, but even their eye color. This next level of genetic science is giving rise to so-called "designer babies."

Reporter: Shraysi Tandon, CCTV America's

Interviewees:

  • Alan Copperman, MD, is Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
  • Marcy Darnovsky, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center for Genetics and Society, a nonprofit organization working to encourage responsible uses and effective societal governance of human genetic, reproductive, and biomedical technologies

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