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UK regulatory authority challenged over embryo screening

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7356.119/a (Published 20 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:119

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  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
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    A pro-life group won permission in the High Court last week to challenge the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority over its decision to allow embryo screening to produce a donor sibling for a sick child.

    The pressure group CORE (Comment on Reproductive Ethics) argued that the authority has no powers to license embryo selection by tissue typing. …

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