ABC RN Breakfast Interview: Professor John Rasko

John Rasko Centenary Institute

28/11/2018

A Chinese scientist has sparked global outcry, after claiming he created the world’s first genetically edited babies.

Head of Centenary’s Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program and 2018 ABC Boyer Lecturer, Professor John Rasko, spoke to ABC RN Breakfast host Fran Kelly about the serious ethical concerns surrounding the claim.

Listen to the interview below or find it on the ABC website.

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