World’s first “3-parent” IVF babies allowed in the UK

World’s first “3-parent” IVF babies allowed in the UK

Doctors in Newcastle, UK, have just been granted permission to create Britain’s first “3-parent babies” for two women with mitochondrial diseases. On Thursday, February 1st, Britain’s ethical authority on human reproduction, the Human Fertilization and Embryology...
Following England, is the USA ready to authorize “3 parent IVF”?

Following England, is the USA ready to authorize “3 parent IVF”?

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Institute of Medecine (IOM) of the National Academy of Science recently assembled an expert committee to consider the ethical issues raised by “3 parent IVF” technique. The final report published on February...