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Scientists: Public should have a say in gene editing of human embryos

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Public opinion should help guide the future use of gene editing to alter the DNA of human embryos and their offspring, according to a new survey of researchers.

Most of 300 cardiovascular researchers surveyed — 72 percent — oppose germline gene editing without public input, finds […]

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Noted genetic researcher Musunuru working on heart disease vaccine

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

While some people are prone to heart disease despite healthy lifestyles, some others seem immune to the world’s leading cause of death – even if they smoke, don’t exercise or have high blood pressure or other proven health risks.

“Some people are simply born with genes […]