How Scientists are dealing with the CRISPR Scandal

text by News Director

08 January, 2019

On November 24th, 2018, Chinese scientist He Jian Kui sparked international outrage at the Second International Summit on Human Gene Editing when he announced that he produced HIV-resistant gene-edited twins. Visiting UCI professor of Law Judith Daar gives KCSB reporter Anita Carraher the rundown on how genome editing in the US is currently regulated, and how the recent announcement of the world’s first CRISPR-edited babies might affect that.