UK Human Genetics Commission

The Human Genetics Commission would like to see preconception genetic tests available more broadly, and more education about and support for such tests in the system.

The Human Genetics Commission advises that "standards and consistency" are needed for DTC testing services.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.