National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH Director on Human Gene Editing: 'We Must Never Allow our Technology to Eclipse our Humanity'

Discover — The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a crucial public supporter of biomedical research, is among the many who consider He Jiankui's experiment both as irresponsible and unethical. The NIH has not funded any use of heritable gene-editing technologies in human embryos, and it has no intention of doing so.