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Why it's time to define serious and significant genetic conditions
6 August 2018 - by Dr Mair Crouch
Rapid advances in the field of genetics give one a sense of needing to address the issue of what constitutes a 'serious and significant' genetic condition and to seek a broad definition. I will endeavour here to outline some scenarios to illustrate how a definition might help... [Read More]
Mitochondrial replacement therapy and the welfare of the child
17 October 2016 - by Dr Mair Crouch
The announcement of the birth of the first child conceived using mitochondrial donation was unforeseen. Nonetheless, in any country regulation should be required to protect the interests of the child... [Read More]
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the welfare of the healthy selected child
20 May 2013 - by Dr Mair Crouch
Preimplanatation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a technique that allows couples from families with history of certain inheritable diseases to try and reduce their risk of having a child affected by the condition.... [Read More]