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CLI Comment on NIH Proposal to Fund Human-Animal Chimeras

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has proposed lifting a ban on approval and funding for the creation of human-animal chimeras.  A chimera is an organism that contains at least two genetically distinct kinds of DNA.  CLI President Chuck Donovan and Vice President Dr. David Prentice previously published an article discussing What Could Go Wrong With the Government’s Proposal to Put Human Cells in Animal Embryos.

 

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“3-Parent Embryos” and “Gene-Edited Babies”: A Visual Aid

Charlotte Lozier Institute  

As both international and national debates continue over the ethics and science of “three-parent embryos” and “genetically modified embryos”, Dr. David A. Prentice, Ph.D. of the Charlotte Lozier Institute has prepared a series of visual primers for the general public, illustrating the various methods by which germline genetic engineering is used to create genetically modified human embryos.

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