Is kiembaanmodificatie ethisch verantwoord?

Translated title of the contribution: Is germ-line genome modification ethically justified?

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As the normative objections to (human) germline genome editing cannot convincingly justify a categorical prohibition of such editing, its present prohibition should be replaced by a strict regulation, i.e. a conditional allowance. If safe and effective, germline genome editing may become a useful reproductive option.

Translated title of the contributionIs germ-line genome modification ethically justified?
Original languageDutch
Article numberD6269
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2022


  • Humans
  • Gene Editing
  • Germ Cells


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