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BioNews Comment articles written by Alan Doran:

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Donating eggs and sperm: you will have your say
7 March 2011 - by Alan Doran
One of the things that makes working at the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) extremely worthwhile is we address topics that matter to many different people and groups. Unsurprisingly, there are many shades of opinion about the issues. Often, these views extend to passing judgement on our general competence and performance. The Government's proposals about the future of arm's-length bodies have added piquancy to this strand of public discussion... [Read More]
Posthumous retrieval of gametes: a response from the HFEA
12 December 2008 - by Alan Doran
I write in response to the articles on posthumous retrieval of gametes published in BioNews 484 and 486. The HFEA does not usually comment on the facts of individual cases. However, given the importance of the issues raised, the HFEA considers it important to clarify certain matters. The gametes which... [Read More]