Conference for 'Genome editing and human reproduction: social and ethical issues'
05 Jun 2018
In September 2016, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics began an in-depth inquiry into the ethical issu...
Why? When? Who? Report of workshop on genome editing and public dialogue now published
23 May 2016
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics and Sciencewise co-hosted a workshop to discuss the possibilities ...
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee publishes report: Genomics and Genome Editing in the NHS
21 Apr 2018
Today, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee published its report, Genomics and Geno...
Joint statement on the ethics of heritable human genome editing
03 Mar 2020
We - jointly with the French and German ethics councils - call on governments and stakeholders around the world to put ethical considerations at the core of any future discussion and of the development of global governance of heritable genome editing.
HFEA approves licence application to use gene editing in research
01 Feb 2016
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) Licence Committee has approved an applicatio...
Nuffield Council statement on reports of gene-edited babies born in China
26 Nov 2018
Today, the media has reported that gene-edited babies have been born in China. If these reports are ...