In keeping with past leadership efforts, The US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have launched a new initiative to inform decision making related to recent advances in human gene-editing research. As part of the comprehensive study, the committee convened a group of experts in Paris to review the principles underlying human gene editing governance and policy.

Professor Bostrom shared some broad perspectives to contextualize the discussion, including historical attitudes towards medical interventions and epistemic tools such as the reversal test.

Video recording now available here, Bostrom’s segment begins at 22:10.



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