Chinese researchers claim to have created a genetically engineered baby. Meeting in Hong Kong Confirmed that he is proud of his research despite being strongly criticized from all over the world …
The International News Agency reported that Professor Heian Shui from the University of Science and Technology in ShenZhen. Which is being criticized by scientists around the world. From the case he claims. Successfully created the world's first genetically engineered baby. He defended his own work and was very proud of it.
Said Hee at the 2nd International Human Genome Experiment meeting at the University of Hong Kong. There are around 700 participants on November 28. "For this, I am proud of the proudest." He also stressed. South University of Science and Technology Don't know about his research. He is a capitalist.
When asked if there were researchers who were pregnant with a genetically engineered baby, Prof. He replied that there were other people possible. But the embryo is not embedded in the uterus. This is often used to refer to abortion in early pregnancy. However, Prof. does not clearly state that the pregnancy was terminated.
He revealed the baby genetics through a video clip he posted on the YouTube site, stating that he was a genetically engineered baby embryo during IVF for 7 pairs of women. The result is one of these pregnancies. His research aims to eliminate what is called the CCR5 gene, hoping children born from HIV, smallpox and cholera.
However, the disclosure triggered attacks from scientists around the world. Including in China. More than 100 scientists have signed a letter condemning this experiment. When the Chinese government issued a statement to investigate the facts. Like the University of South Science and Technology.