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Sarah Norcross discusses the use of genome editing in human embryo research

8 February 2016
Appeared in BioNews 838

It was announced this month that the first UK licence had been granted for the use of genome editing in human embryo research (see BioNews 837).

Sarah Norcross, director of the Progress Educational Trust and commissioning editor of BioNews, was interviewed about this development throughout the local, national and international media.

The video above compiles several of Sarah's radio interviews on the subject. The radio stations featured are as follows.

00:00 BBC Radio 2 Lead item in news bulletin presented by Harvey Cook
00:44 BBC Radio London Interview by Paul Ross
Also includes contrasting view by Dr Trevor Stammers
05:05 BBC Radio WM Interview by Paul Franks
07:05 BBC Radio Berkshire Interview by Paul Ross
10:54 BBC Radio 5 Live Interview by Adrian Chiles
12:31 ARD News item in German presented by Jens-Peter Marquardt
12:52 LBC Interview by Iain Dale
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The director of the Progress Educational Trust is interviewed by 5 News about embryos containing material from both monkeys and humans...
16 May 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad 
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