He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, speaks during a human genome editing conference in Hong Kong in November. Photo: AP

Stanford probes faculty ties to ‘China’s Frankenstein’ He Jiankui and his gene-edited baby work

  • He Jiankui did postdoctoral research at Stanford and began the gene editing project after returning to China
  • Several Stanford professors have said they were in contact with He Jiankui over the last year
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He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, speaks during a human genome editing conference in Hong Kong in November. Photo: AP
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Chinese biologist He Jiankui. Photo: Sam Tsang

China confirms birth of gene-edited babies, blames scientist He Jiankui for breaking rules

  • Official Xinhua news agency says preliminary investigations revealed that scientist had acted on his own and forged review papers
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Chinese biologist He Jiankui. Photo: Sam Tsang
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