• Brainstorm Health: Gene Editing Defense, Keto Diet Sensor, Rituxan Biosimilar

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    Good afternoon, readers.
    Earlier this week, stunning claims from Chinese scientist He Jiankui saying that the world's first known, intentionally gene-edited babies had been born took the life sciences community by storm. Now, He is doubling down on the reported project, which has drawn criticism from a wide range of medical experts expressing ethical and practical concerns.
    He has begun to offer some more details on the clinical trials, which involve modifying embryos via CRISPR gene editing technology in order to prevent HIV transmission in newborns, according to the BBC. For instance, He...
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