U of T experts and Friesen Prize winner debate gene editing, AI and other disruptive medical technologies

Gene editing represents a promising new pathway to treat disease-causing mutations and other medical conditions. But as with other powerful emerging technologies, it also raises many ethical and legal concerns.

On Thursday, a panel of distinguished University of Toronto experts and McGill University’s Bartha Knoppers, a world-leading expert on the issues surrounding biomedical research in genetics and genomics, grappled with the ethical dilemmas posed by gene editing and other disruptive new technologies, as well as their potential to revolutionize medicine.

Full article at: U of T News