Genome editing and human reproduction: social and ethical issues


Published 17/07/2018

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  1. To examine ethical questions relating to the attempted influence of inherited characteristics in humans, in the light of the likely impact of genome editing technologies.
  2. To review relevant institutional, national and international policies and provisions, and to assess their suitability in the light of the ethical questions examined.
  3. To report on these matters and to make recommendations relating to policy and practice