Screening of embryos for genetic disorders

Title
Screening of embryos for genetic disorders
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
19 Apr 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:04:05
Description
Report on the success of doctors at Hammersmith Hospital, London in being able for the first time to screen embryos for inherited genetic disorders before implanting them and the ethical issues around the procedure. MPs are to vote next week on whether embryo research should be banned. Speakers are Robert Winston, leader of the team; Dr Alan Handyside who does the procedure; pregnant patient Debbie Edwards(?). Science correspondent John Allen reports for LBC Crown FM.
Contributors
Robert Winston; John Allen; LBC Crown FM; Alan Handyside; Debbie Edwards(?)
Keywords
Medical ethics; Artificial procreation; Genetic diseases; Embryology; Hammersmith Hospital; Robert Winston

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