Research Ethics Forum: Human Genome-Editing Research: Possibilities and Ethical Questions

April 19, 2021 : 12:00pm - 1:00pm at Online Webinar

Online Webinar

Event Details

Learning Objectives:

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.  


NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.