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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr John Appleby, Professor Rosamund Scott and Professor Stephen Wilkinson:

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Is mitochondrial replacement therapy eugenic and incompatible with human dignity?
2 December 2013 - by Dr John Appleby, Professor Rosamund Scott and Professor Stephen Wilkinson
A group of European parliamentarians from the Council of Europe recently issued a declaration objecting to the HFEA's policy advice on experimental mitochondrial replacement therapy claiming that MRT is eugenic and inconsistent with human dignity. These are substantial moral claims, ones that deserve closer scrutiny, and it is an interesting and important exercise to consider how successful such arguments are... [Read More]