Harwell scientist heads panel on 'three parents' IVF research

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A doctor based at Harwell is leading investigations into research that could see babies born with three genetic parents to prevent inherited diseases.

Dr Andy Greenfield, from the Medical Research Council’s research unit, heads a panel appointed by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).

The panel said the IVF technique was “potentially useful” and did not appear to be unsafe.

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