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

Anna's blog article was picked up by BioMed Central and published on their On Biology section of their website
4th August 2017

Excerpt from article:

"What is particularly exciting about this policy is that its first author and the main professional bodies represented in the writing of the policy, are all international genetic counsellors. This is actually quite unusual in policy making that so many diverse professional genetic counselling bodies have aligned. Whilst the policy has been endorsed and supported by many other groups, at the core of this work are basic principles of genetic counselling. By using genetic technology and information to serve individuals and families, genetic counsellors help individuals at risk from genetic disease make choices about their and their family’s future health. As a society we can only do this if we support, enable and publicly fund the scientific and social science work that needs to explore how this might work in reality."

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Middleton, A, 2017. Editing embryos – Could you? Would you? Should you? Views from Genetic Counsellors.In: BioMed Central: On Biology. 4th August [Accessed 11 Aug. 2017]. Available at: http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/on-biology/2017/08/04/editing-embryos-cou...