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Center for Genetics and Society comments on White House and National Academies approaches to altering the human germline
May 27th, 2015
“The endorsement of a pause by the White House is an important first step."
NIH Statement on Gene Editing Highlights Need for Stronger US Stance on Genetically Modified Humans, Says Public Interest Group
April 29th, 2015
CGS welcomes NIH Director Francis Collins' unambiguous statement that "altering the human germline in embryos for clinical purposes ...has been viewed almost universally as a line that should not be crossed."
Public interest group calls for strengthening global policies against human germline modification
April 22nd, 2015
“No researcher has the moral warrant to flout the globally widespread policy agreement against altering the human germline.”
United Kingdom Becomes Only Country to Allow Human Germline Modification
February 24th, 2015
The Center for Genetics and Society (CGS) joins many others who believe that this is a historic mistake.
Comment on House of Commons Vote Approving the Germline Engineering Technique “3-Person IVF”
February 3rd, 2015
MPs approved the technique despite more than 40 countries and several international human rights treaties that prohibit inheritable genetic modification.
Center for Genetics and Society Releases Open Letter to UK Members of Parliament as Vote on “Mitochondrial Donation” Approaches
January 29th, 2015
Five things MPs should know about “mitochondrial donation” before casting a vote.
Center for Genetics and Society Report on Global Surrogacy Practices
January 16th, 2015
Announcing the publication of
Global Surrogacy Practices,
a report from the landmark Forum on Intercountry Adoption and Surrogacy held in The Hague, Netherlands in August 2014.
Egg freezing poses health risks to women
October 15th, 2014
Facebook and Apple’s egg freezing “benefit” is ill-advised for multiple reasons
UK Move Toward “3-Person IVF” is Risky and Premature, Says Public Interest Group
July 22nd, 2014
The UK Department of Health has announced it will press ahead with efforts to gain Parliamentary approval for three-person IVF.
UK Agency’s Update on “Three-Person IVF” Leaves Safety Questions Unresolved
June 3rd, 2014
Parliamentary Vote Would be Premature, Says Public Interest Group
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Slippery Slopes and Biological Curve Balls: Updates on 3-person IVF
California needs to do more than apologize to people it sterilized
Written evidence for the Genomics and Genome-Editing Inquiry of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
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California voters were promised cures. But the state stem cell agency has funded just a trickle of clinical trials
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