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A global social media survey of attitudes to human genome editing

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posted on 2023-05-18, 19:39 authored by McCaughey, T, Sanfilippo, PG, Gooden, GEC, Budden, DM, Li, F, Fenwick, E, G Rees, MacGregor, C, Lei SiLei Si, Chen, C, Liang, HH, Baldwin, T, Pebay, A, Alexander HewittAlexander Hewitt
Ongoing breakthroughs with CRISPR/Cas-based editing could potentially revolutionize modern medicine, but there are many questions to resolve about the ethical implications for its therapeutic application. We conducted a worldwide online survey of over 12,000 people recruited via social media to gauge attitudes toward this technology and discuss our findings here.

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Publication title

Cell Stem Cell

Volume

18

Issue

5

Pagination

569-572

ISSN

1934-5909

Department/School

Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Publisher

Cell Press

Place of publication

United States

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Copyright 2016 Elsevier Inc.

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