Launch seminar presentations

The following presentations were given by members of the Working Party at the launch seminar for the report Novel techniques for the prevention of mitochondrial DNA disorders: an ethical review on 12 June 2012.

Introduction and overview of the report

Dr Geoff Watts

Chair of the Working Group on Novel techniques for the prevention of mitochondrial DNA disorders: an ethical review, science writer and broadcaster

Presentation slides (PDF 7 slides)

Emerging Techniques

Professor Frances Flinter

Chair in Clinical Genetics at King’s College, London Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Presentation slides (PDF 9 slides)

Ethical considerations

Dr Tim Lewens

Reader in Philosophy of the Sciences, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge

Presentation slides (PDF 7 slides)

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