The Regulation of Human Germline Genome Modification in Europe

Jessica Almqvist and Cesare Romano, “Europe”, in Andrea Boggio/Cesare Romano/Jessica Almqvist (eds.) Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science: A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies, Cambridge, CUP (2019)

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-26

67 Pages Posted: 29 Aug 2019

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Jessica Almqvist

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Faculty of Law

Cesare P.R. Romano

Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Date Written: August 27, 2019

Abstract

This is an excerpt from Andrea Boggio, Cesare P.R. Romano, Jessica Almqvist (eds.), Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science: A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies, Cambridge University Press, 2019. It is the version sent to the publisher, before editing. Please, cite to the published book. This chapter discusses the present regulatory framework of the modification of the human genome in general, and, when applicable, of germline cells, in Europe. It covers both standards set by the European Union and the Council of Europe, including the Oviedo Convention.

Suggested Citation

Almqvist, Jessica and Romano, Cesare P.R., The Regulation of Human Germline Genome Modification in Europe (August 27, 2019). Jessica Almqvist and Cesare Romano, “Europe”, in Andrea Boggio/Cesare Romano/Jessica Almqvist (eds.) Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science: A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies, Cambridge, CUP (2019), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-26, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3443807

Jessica Almqvist

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Faculty of Law ( email )

Spain

Cesare P.R. Romano (Contact Author)

Loyola Law School Los Angeles ( email )

919 Albany Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1211
United States

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