Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques:


At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a report that looks at the ethical, social, and policy issues surrounding mitochondrial replacement techniques (MRT) to prevent the transmission of mitochondrial DNA disease from mother to child.

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