T. he Food and Drug Administration this week made an announcement that sounded quite definitive: It’s illegal to sell do-it-yourself kits to edit human genes.
“FDA is aware that gene therapy products intended for self-administration and ‘do it yourself’ kits to produce gene therapies for self-administration are being made available to the public,” according to an FDA website updated Tuesday.
“The sale of these products is against the law.” This is a STAT Plus article and you can unlock it by subscribing to STAT Plus today.
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