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Embryo use debate

Title
Embryo use debate
Genre
Interview
TX Date
7 Jan 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:01:43
Description
Leading fertility doctor, Peter Brinsden says he hopes to use eggs from aborted foetuses for fertility treatment and foetal material for research to prevent genetic diseases. He encourages public debate. Follows the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) deciding to open a consultation on whether to license the process. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Peter Brinsden
Keywords
Medical ethics; Abortion; Artificial procreation; Public consultations; Human reproduction; Licensing; Fertility; Embryology; Foetus; HFEA; Biological research; Cell biology; Reproductive health

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