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Creating the UK's First "Three-Person" Baby

Video   Aug 07, 2018 | Original Video from Science Museum

 

Professor Sir Doug Turnbull from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research at the University of Newcastle explains his research into mitochondrial donation, the innovative treatment that hopes to stop faulty mitochondria being passed on from mother to child to prevent incurable genetic diseases.


The first babies conceived with this treatment through IVF may be born in the UK soon.

 
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