University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
Two leading experts urge both sides in the debate to keep an open mind and to set up a conference.
Journal editors call for specific steps, while the ASM said it wants the NAS to weigh the risks and benefits.
Statement is a counterpoint to recent calls for restrictions on gain-of-function research.
The NSABB chair says delays in developing a DURC policy have been to blame.
Almost half of the board's voting members learned they will soon be replaced.
Their consensus statement calls for better tools to weigh risks and benefits.
In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.
UW calls a recent UK newspaper story biased and largely wrong.
Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.