UK Approves First Studies of Gene Editing on Human Embryos

The UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority (HFEA) has given its approval for studies using the gene-editing technique CRISPR to be used in human embryos. This is the first time UK scientists have been given approval to use DNA-altering techniques in human embryos. The research team will be led by Dr Kathy Niakan at the […]