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Genome Editing — Research and Reproduction

Part Three — Research on Human Embryos


From: Fertility


In Genome Editing — Research and Reproduction McTeer explains genome editing and the serious and controversial questions to be raised about its purposes and limits. The chapter explains what genome editing is, heritable human genome editing, genome editing techniques, the Baird Commission, and the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee.



Maureen McTeer

For more than four decades, Maureen McTeer has been a leading advocate and role model for gender equality in Canada. She remains a strong advocate for greater public funding for all aspects of women’s health and care, and a staunch defender of women’s health and reproductive rights.