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P16| Who am I? The mystery of human gene

China Economic Weekly - - Contents -

Who am I? Where am I from? Where am I going? This ultimate philosophical proposition has many different perspectives. The answer given from a genetic point of view is undoubtedly a very important one. Recently, gene testing, gene editing, targeted cancer treatment and precision medicine, which originally belong to the field of life science, have suddenly become a public topic. In the understanding of ordinary people, through genetic modification, it can be like magic, so that human beings are free from cancer, AIDS and even blindness. However, for most people, they still need some basic knowledge to participate in this ethical discussion. China Economic Weekly interviewed many top experts, scholars and researchers in the industry, hoping to help you unveil the mystery of gene.

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