The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 23-24 March 2019
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Genome editing

Making deliberate alterations to the DNA sequence at targeted locations in the genome. This can include deleting, inserting or replacing sections of DNA.

Several approaches are used to achieve these changes, include zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), TALENs, CRISPR/Cas and base editing.

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Call for temporary ban on heritable genome editing in humans 18 March 2019 News
China drafts new regulations on 'high risk' biomedical technologies 4 March 2019 News
CRISPR base-editing linked to off-target effects 4 March 2019 News
Gene deleted in genome-edited babies linked to better recovery from stroke 25 February 2019 News
WHO forms human genome editing panel in wake of controversy 18 February 2019 News
First in-body genome editing trial delivers mixed results 11 February 2019 News
Podcast Review: Genome edited babies – Science Weekly, The Guardian 4 February 2019 Review
Second woman pregnant with genome-edited baby in China 28 January 2019 News
TV review: The Big Questions - Should we be striving to eliminate mistakes from the genome? (BBC One, Series 12, Episode 2) 28 January 2019 Review
The future of fertility law: what must change and when? 21 January 2019 Comment
Controversial genome-editing scientist Dr He is alive and under guard 14 January 2019 News
Study suggests 'genetic formula' for monogamy 14 January 2019 News
2019 at the Progress Educational Trust 7 January 2019 Comment
Professor Robin Lovell-Badge appointed chair of the Progress Educational Trust 7 January 2019 News
Science marches on: key scientific developments in embryo research 7 January 2019 Comment
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: Is it broke and should we fix it? 17 December 2018 Comment
WHO to discuss genome editing while Dr He Jiankui is missing 10 December 2018 News
BioNews CRISPR Appeal 3 December 2018 Comment
China halts controversial 'genome-edited babies' research 3 December 2018 News
Genome editing in humans could become both ethical and prudent if properly regulated 3 December 2018 Comment
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