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Genome Science Editing Humanity’s Future

Original Broadcast Date:
March 2, 2019(UTC)

Genome editing promises new treatments for incurable diseases, but also raises ethical concerns around the manipulation of reproductive cells. How far should we allow medical research to proceed?


Wei Wensheng

Principal Investigator, School of Life Sciences, Peking University

Shinya Yamanaka

Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University

Bruce Conklin

Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF

Kazuto Kato

Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Ethics and Public Policy, Osaka University


Tomoko Tina Kimura

Host, NHK WORLD "Science View"