The Fertility Show, Manchester Central, 24-25 March 2018
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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Avi Lerner:

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IVF add-ons: A perspective from a non-profit charity
20 March 2017 - by Dr Avi Lerner
Following the Panorama documentary on IVF 'add-ons', there has been a great deal of discussion about the potential for conflicts of interest in the fertility industry... [Read More]
Sperm, eggs and embryos: how do we define them as science offers new possibilities?
18 December 2017 - by Dr Avi Lerner
The Progress Educational Trust (PET)'s Annual Conference 'Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction' discussed some of the most important ethical and scientific questions facing human reproduction. The first session, chaired by Sarah Norcross, the Director of PET, tackled the very fundamentals. What is a sperm? What is an egg? And what is an embryo?... [Read More]
Therapeutic editing of the human genome – Jewish bioethical perspectives
14 November 2016 - by Dr Avi Lerner
Jewish bioethics may help to broaden the discussion of the ethical concerns that emerge from editing the human genome... [Read More]

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Radio Review: The Secrets Inside Your Cells - Epigenetics, Trauma and Ancestry
8 May 2017 - by Dr Avi Lerner
The Human Genome Project, completed in April 2003, greatly improved our ability to study human health and disease. It also provided a deeper insight into our history and evolution as a species. Yet a recent episode of the 'Science Friction' radio show, presented by Natasha Mitchell on Australia’s ABC Radio, delved further into these fascinating topics through the lens of the new and emerging field of epigenetics.