Human Embryo Gene Editing: We Need To Think This Through Carefully (An Interview with Francis Collins)

In a recent podcast segment with Francis Collins, we asked about human embryo gene editing. This was before the recent announcement that Chinese scientist He Jiankui genetically modified two human embryos and implanted them in a woman, resulting in the birth of twin girls. Collins remarks at one point that they believed this kind of work was going on in China and was deeply concerned about it. Listen >