He Jiankui speaks during the second international summit on human genome editing at the University of Hong Kong in November. Photo: Bryan Galvan

China tightens rules on genetic research after rogue scientist He Jiankui’s designer baby scandal

  • International organisations that collect, store or use human genetic resources for research without proper permissions will be fined up to US$722,600
  • Rules also include fines for scientists or institutions that collect human genetic materials without consent or by coercing donors
Topic |   China science

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He Jiankui speaks during the second international summit on human genome editing at the University of Hong Kong in November. Photo: Bryan Galvan
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