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.