As Calls Mount to Ban Embryo Editing with CRISPR, Families Hit by Inherited Diseases Say, Not So Fast

April 17, 2019

(STAT News) – Watching all this have been people with a special interest in embryo editing: those who carry genetic mutations that can cause severe disease. They wonder whether experts who denounce embryo editing have any understanding of what millions of people with such inherited diseases — especially ones that have plagued their families for generations — suffer.