August 2017

11 Organizations Urge Cautious but Proactive Approach to Gene Editing

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 3, 2017 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 Medical, Research, and Counseling Groups Issue Statement on Germline Genome Editing BETHESDA, MD – An international group of 11 organizations with genetics expertise has issued a policy statement on germline genome editing in humans,... Read More

Encouraging Responsible Genome Editing Research

Encouraging Responsible Genome Editing Research

In 2017, ASHG and 10 international organizations published a position statement on human germline genome editing in The American Journal of Human Genetics. The statement recommended against genome editing culminating in human pregnancy, supported publicly funded in vitro research into its potential clinical applications, and outlined scientific and societal steps necessary before implementation of such... Read More

What to Do at the ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting

Written by Training and Development Committee member, Julie Jurgens. August 2017 Orlando, Here We Come! With ASHG’s 2017 Annual Meeting right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to make the most of all that this event has to offer. The meeting offers many opportunities for trainees to present their work, develop career... Read More

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