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María Victoria Rivas Llanos

María Victoria Rivas Llanos was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is currently undertaking an internship at the European Patent Office after completing an LLM in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary University of London's School of Law. Previously, she studied Law at the University of Granada in Spain.


BioNews Review articles written by María Victoria Rivas Llanos:

Radio Review: Inside Science - The Personal Genome Project

09 December 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

The Personal Genome Project (PGP) was launched in the UK the last November. The project, which was set up in USA in 2005, works on open access of genome sequence information of the 100,000 expected participants... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by María Victoria Rivas Llanos:

Israeli health minister moves to lift surrogacy restrictions for singles and gay couples

16 December 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

The Israeli Health Minister, Yael German, has announced the introduction of a new measure to allow unmarried and homosexual men and women access to surrogacy services in the country... [Read More]

Widow begins fight to keep husband's sperm

09 December 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

A woman is seeking an extension in the storage of her late husband's sperm at the UK's High Court... [Read More]

Depression may speed up DNA ageing

18 November 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

Severe depression speeds up the ageing process of our cells, researchers have found... [Read More]

Lesbian egg donor granted parental rights by Florida Supreme Court

11 November 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

The Florida Supreme Court has recognised the parental rights of non-birth, biological mothers in same-sex relationships, under both the Florida and US constitutions.... [Read More]

Maternal blood test for Down's syndrome to be trialled in UK

04 November 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

A new method for prenatal testing for Down's syndrome will be tried out at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH), London.... [Read More]

IVF sex selection allowed in Western Australia to reduce autism risk

28 October 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

Sex selection in IVF as a method of avoiding autism has been approved for the first time by health authorities in Western Australia... [Read More]

Use of donor eggs on rise in USA

21 October 2013 - by María Victoria Rivas Llanos

More and more IVF patients are using donor eggs, according to a study carried out in the USA... [Read More]



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