Tales of Woe: How Regulation Has Destroyed Entire Sectors of Biotechnology

Interview with Henry I. Miller (M.S., M.D. Senior Fellow, Pacific Research Institute San Francisco, California). Recorded at the 15th Gottfried-von-Haberler Conference 2019 in Vaduz.

 Summary of Henry I. Miller’s talk:
“Tales of Woe: How Regulation Has Destroyed Entire Sectors of Biotechnology”

Modern biotechnology, also known as “genetic engineering (GE)” or “genetic modification (GM),” has in less than four decades produced monumental scientific, economic, and humanitarian advances in medicine and agriculture. And yet, because of over-regulation and the aggressive antagonism of self-interested activists, it has realized only a fraction of its potential. Indeed, entire sectors of genetic engineering have been decimated …

Recording of Henry I. Miller’s talk: 

*Henry I. Miller held his talk at the 15th International Gottfried-von-Haberler Conference which took place on May 17, 2019 in Vaduz, at University of Liechtenstein. Conference Topic: “When Naive Presumptions prompt Hasty Judgments: On the Benefits and Problems of Genetic Engineering” – German: “Wenn Vermutungen zum Urteil werden:
Die Gentechnologie am Pranger”. The event was organized and hosted by ECAEF – European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation.

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