Backing for three parent IVF

A report from an influential think tank could help clear the way to IVF babies being born with DNA from three different people.

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Dr Geoff Watts: Three parent IVF 'ethically acceptable'

Dr Geoff Watts, Chairman of the Working Party for Nuffield Council of Bioethics: "Ethically we feel these technologies are acceptable....

"The benefit to them (families affected by mitochondrial diseases) of this technology if it ever came into practice, is that they would with great confidence be able to have children who were disease-free."

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