Genetically edited human embryos

This week a huge scientific scandal erupted – it was reported that a Chinese scientist genetically edited human embryos and twin girls were born. The international scientific and bioethics communities reacted strongly, condemning this act and explaining why it is dangerous, irresponsible and unethical.

Below is a summary of Vardit Ravitsky‘s contributions to the media on this event:

Nov 27: Many quotes in this written article on “Global News”;

Nov 27: Radio interview on Radio Canada, C’est encore mieux l’après-midi, « Bébés génétiquement modifiés« ;

Nov 27: TV interview on the news Radio Canada “24/60” (voir tweet);

Nov 28: Radio interview on Israeli radio Galatz;

Nov 28: Radio interview on Sirius Radio on the Arlene Bynon Show:

Nov 29: Radio interview on QUB Radio, la nouvelle radio numérique de Québécor on QUB Radio’s « morning show with Benoit Dutrizac »;

Dec 1: Radio interview on CBC’s “Quirks and Quraks” (Quirks & Quarks is the award-winning radio science program of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The program is heard by a national audience in Canada of nearly 800,000 people, and by thousands more around the world on our weekly podcast.);

Dec 2 : Radio interview on Radio Canada « Émission Les années lumière« .