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FILM: Anonymous No More? Donor Conception and Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing

5 August 2019
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1009

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust/University of Liverpool event 'Anonymous No More? Donor Conception and Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing'.

The Progress Educational Trust's next two free-to-attend public events will be:

(If you cannot see the 'Anonymous No More?' film below, click here to view it.)

0:00:00 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust

Speaker panel
00:37 Debbie Kennett
Genetic Genealogist, University College London
09:03 Andy Waters
Anonymity-era sperm donor
11:47 Becky
Donor-conceived person
15:57 Louise Johnson
Chief Executive, Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority

19:27 Panel discussion and audience contributions

23:24 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust
23:44 Dr Lucy Frith
Reader in Bioethics and Social Science, University of Liverpool

This film was made by the education charity WORLDwrite.

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