ETHICALITY AND APPLICATIONS OF CRISPR-CAS9 TECHNOLOGY

Authors

  • Anjali Phadnis Research Scholars Program, Harvard Student Agencies, In collaboration with Learn with Leaders

Keywords:

CRISPR, Cas9, CRISPR-Cas9, Genetics, Genome, Biotechnology

Abstract

Novel CRISPR-Cas9 technology has come to the forefront of the biomedical field, with the potential to make revolutionary changes to healthcare. Diseases that currently have no cure may see a brighter outlook in the future due to this development. However, ethical challenges including germline editing and bioterrorism must be taken into consideration before the technology becomes widespread. Using the examples of treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, lung cancer, and Alzheimer’s, it is clear that the usage of CRISPR-Cas9 will revolutionize medicine and have significant benefits as long as the technology remains under regulation.

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Published

15-06-2023

How to Cite

Anjali Phadnis. (2023). ETHICALITY AND APPLICATIONS OF CRISPR-CAS9 TECHNOLOGY. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(6). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2782