Alana, the Girl with Three Biological Parents

Prof Lisa Jardine, the chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, says public opinion on 3-person IVF needs to be gauged

Prof Lisa Jardine, the chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, says public opinion on 3-person IVF needs to be gauged

Alana Saarinen loves playing golf and the piano, listening to music and hanging out with friends. In those respects, she’s like many teenagers around the world…

Except she’s not, because every cell in Alana’s body isn’t like mine and yours – Alana is one of a few people in the world who have DNA from three people… ”

Continue reading The girl with three biological parents, by Charlotte Pritchard on BBC News Magazine, 1 September 2014.

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