Gene Editing and Gene Therapy History and Regulations in a Nutshell: Dr. David Segal

March 13, 2019

Reports from China regarding Dr. He Jiankui’s human embryo edits using CRISPR-Cas9 have continued to catch the eye of the popular media months after the initial report. Some articles dig into whether Dr. He’s work was ethical, while others suggest that his intention was to improve their intelligence rather than making them genetically immune to HIV. I spoke with Dr.