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March 01st 2016:Gene Editing for Individuals and their Families and Family Caregivers

Dr. Marcy Darnovsky is Executive Director of the Center for Genetics and Society, http://www.geneticsandsociety.org/. She describes her career and the Center’s work. She explains human gene editing, the ways it could be used for medical treatment and research, and the pros and cons. She explains germline gene modification and the Center’s position on its benefits and risks. She highlights policies on human germline modification in influential countries and identifies the main differences. She explains why the prospect of human germline modification is so controversial. She says how well she th

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Dr. Marcy Darnovsky

Dr. Marcy Darnovsky is Executive Director of the Center for Genetics and Society, in the US. She holds a PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She communicates widely on the politics of human biotechnology, focusing on the implications for social justice and public interest. She’s written for The Nation, Democracy, Harvard Law and Policy Review, and many other publications. She’s appeared on numerous television, radio, and online news shows, and been interviewed for hundreds of articles. She’s worked as an organizer and advocate in various environmental and progressive political movements.
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