Japan wants to ban genome editing of gametes and human embryos

Publié le 24 Apr, 2017

In Japan, the Ministry for Health, Employment and Well-Being is planning on banning genome editing in gametes and human embryos. To do this, it has to amend the directives established for clinical research into gene therapy. This announcement was made by Masafumi Shimokawa, who works in the Health Sciences Division at the Ministry, during a meeting of bioethics experts.

The Japan News (12/04/2017)

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