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
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