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International Innovation | 07.04.16

 

What are we gaining from gain of function research?

There is controversy surrounding gain of function research, with contrasting views on its value. EASAC published a report discussing the risks and benefits of this type of research. Expounding on this work, Director of the Council's Biosciences Programme Dr Robin Fears discusses the importance of openness, public engagement and the harmonisation of good research practice across Europe.

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Read full EASAC report on Gain of Function here.