The Chinese scientist and two associates were sentenced after a secret trial.
The Chinese scientist who created the world's first gene-edited children has been sentenced to three years in prison by a Chinese court.
In addition to a prison term, He will pay a $425,000 fine and will be banned for life from further involvement in reproductive medicine
The court's statement is the first time Chinese authorities have acknowledged the birth of a third gene-edited child in China, in addition to the twins. The second pregnancy likely came to term during the summer of 2019.