Postponed the presentation of Godó, which keeps its dates

first_imgThe presentation of the subsequent version of Barcelona Open Financial institution of Sabadell match, which needed to happen tomorrow Tuesday at the Barcelona Metropolis Council, has been postponed “as a result of of the newest information in relation to COVID-19 “, though right this moment the celebration of the match stays” on scheduled dates. “This was confirmed by the group of the Conde de Godó match via an announcement. The presentation was to be held tomorrow Tuesday at the Saló of Cent of the consistory of Barcelona. In any case, from the match group they maintain the dates initially deliberate for the match dispute (April 18 to 26).“Each the match group and native, nationwide and worldwide authorities, together with the ATP, They’re carefully monitoring the occasions to ensure the well being of each athletes and spectators and followers always, in addition to of the normal inhabitants“, says the assertion.The group will examine a brand new date for the presentation of the match, “always following the indications of each the ATP and of the competent authorities “.last_img read more

WHO panel proposes new global registry for all CRISPR human experiments

first_img Hamburg stressed that the committee has a “broader charge” than simply declaring a moratorium, and that it plans over the next 18 months to “delve deeply” into spelling out global standards and creating a “strong international governance framework” for “responsible stewardship” of the powerful technology.Hamburg offered few details about the proposed registry, such as who would operate it, but said it should include both germline experiments and the less ethically fraught studies that modify the genomes of humans in ways that are not inheritable. A dozen of those kinds of less controversial experiments, which modify so-called somatic cells and not reproductive cells with CRISPR and other genome editors, are underway and now listed in registries such as ClinicalTrials.gov, which is run by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Hamburg explained that the committee would like publishers of scientific articles and funders of the research to require registry submissions for work they accept or support. “It is important for all of us to have a better understanding of what research is being done and I think it will create more of a sense of responsibility of the research community,” Hamburg said.The committee will send its recommendations to WHO’s director-general, who ultimately decides whether to act on them. Email A researcher adjusts a microplate containing embryos undergoing gene editing with CRISPR. An expert panel has recommended that all such experiments be submitted to a global registry. WHO panel proposes new global registry for all CRISPR human experiments Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! 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Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) There’s an “urgent need” to create a transparent global registry that would list all experiments related to human genome editing, an expert committee convened to advise the World Health Organization (WHO) said today. The international committee of 18 researchers and bioethicists, which met in Geneva, Switzerland, over the past 2 days, also agreed with the widespread consensus that it would be “irresponsible at this time for anyone to proceed with clinical applications of human germline genome editing.”The committee stopped short, however, of endorsing the call for a “moratorium” on human germline editing issued last week by prominent group of researchers in a Nature commentary. “I don’t think a vague moratorium is the answer to what needs to be done,” said Margaret Hamburg, a co-chair of the WHO committee who formerly headed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and now works with the U.S. National Academy of Medicine in Washington, D.C., during a teleconference for the media today. Several other high-profile statements and reports on genome editing have also avoided using the word “moratorium,” although they have similarly emphasized that too many risks and unknowns still surround this technology to use it for germline modifications—which could alter sperm, eggs, or embryos in a way that could pass changes on to future generations—even if the modifications are aimed at preventing life-threatening diseases.The committee met in the wake of the startling news in November 2018 that a researcher in China, He Jiankui, had used the genome editor CRISPR on the embryos of twin girls who subsequently were born. He and his co-workers say they attempted to cripple a gene in the girls to make their cells resistant to HIV infection. Researchers from around the world criticized the work for not being transparent, failing to address an unmet medical need, and not properly informing participants in the study of the risks. The Chinese government has condemned He’s work, he was fired from his university in Shenzhen, China, and a formal investigation is underway.last_img read more