More funding is needed to galvanise
Nigeria’s health system as medical research is not well funded.
Questions abound about whether the scientist who created the first gene edited human beings took shortcuts in the ethical oversight process. But pedantically focusing on protocol misses the point.
Non-use of data may be an even bigger problem that its misuse.
Australian medical researchers are under intense pressure to find funds to continue their research, and there is some optimism that the latest NHMRC funding changes will help.