STAT - Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

STAT - Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

I think you neglect to mention how he flew to Berkeley to take a one week crash course in CRISPR, and that was basically the extent of his experience before he decided to actually edit human embryos. And that he completely failed to accomplish what he set out to do, instead editing a bunch of off target sites in their genomes. And that his colleagues repeatedly warned him not to do so and that this might not end well for him. This is a grossly simplistic and romanticized view of what happened.



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