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Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) said the future of heritable or germline genome editing was “one of the most important public debates in my 26 years at the NIH.” He is offering his full support for an international moratorium on the first anniversary of the birth of the CRISPR babies in China.
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