Tag: ethics

Editing embryos – Could you? Would you? Should you? Views from Genetic Counsellors

03.08.17 This week the American Society of Human Genetics issued a policy on the application of germline editing – the ability to alter the genetic makeup of early stage embryos. Anna Middleton, one of the contributors to the statement, explains the policy’s position

Can sharing your personal data protect your freedom?

28.01.15 Proposed EU limits on data use will limit genetic research, which relies on enormous data sets. Does preventing the sharing of personal data for research really serve the public’s interest, asks Sarion Bowers

Getting to know you

17.12.14 Your genome can tell you a great deal about your future health but, asks Anna Middleton, how much should researchers be required to tell you?