Research Ethics Forum: Human Genome-Editing Research: Possibilities and Ethical Questions
At the end of this forum you will be able to:
- Clarify when genetic modification may be a responsible option for therapy
- Apply ethical criteria to decide when to proceed with first-in-human trials
- Recognize the role of moral intuitions in clinical research and how to move beyond them
Jeantine Lunshof, PhD
Dr. Lunshof is a philosopher and ethicist with the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard. Lecturer, Harvard Center for Bioethics. Assistant Professor, University of Groningen Medical Center, The Netherlands.