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MITOCHONDRIAL DNA REPLACEMENT AND NUCLEAR TRANSFER

Good Evening.  Its my favorite time, Dr. Zhang’s Blog.  Today I would like to take the opportunity to talk about mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA, nuclear transfer and treating patients with a genetic disease for In Vitro Fertilization.  It sounds like a lot of topics but really, everything is revolving around Mitochondria. 

The reason I chose this topic is because today in February 2016, the National Academy of Science has made a statement that they are beginning to discuss techniques, clinical application, and ethics about mitochondrial replacement therapies. 

 

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Topics: Fertility, New York, New Hope Fertility, Technology, IVF News, IVF, SART, ASRM, mitochondria, DNA, nuclear transfer

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