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Manca poco al convegno “Il triste mercato della maternita’ moderna”, che si terra’ a Milano alla Biblioteca Ambrosiana giovedi’ 28 Settembre alle ore 15*. Per l’occasione l’agenzia di stampa Intelligo News ci ha intervistati: * Per prenotare il posto siete pregati di mandare una email a

BBC on IVF cuts: Missed opportunity to educate on biology of human reproduction

BBC Sunday Morning last addressed questions relating to IVF and Fertility   The discussion can be picked up at 39.48 minutes in.   Following the news of major cutbacks on NHS IVF provision in 13 areas of the UK ( ) it was hoped that the issues surrounding these decisions would have been addressed […] Read more

Human Embryos – Controversial Genome Modification in US

Worrying news is circulating worldwide concerning US claims to have ‘edited’ the genome of the human embryo to remove genetic mutations related to heart disease.   The controversial research, relying on manipulation of the delicate human genome, has not so far moved outside first steps in the laboratory so no manipulated embryos have […] Read more

Important Update on Milan Conference: 28 September 2017

Important Update on Milan Conference:  28 September 2017 VIEW FLYER An important  reminder about this forthcoming conference. Although the event is free it is still necessary to book a place if you wish to attend as space is limited. Please send your full name (and academic position if appropriate) to confirm your place at the conference to: […] Read more

Baby Charlie Gard: Statement

We have been asked frequently in the last weeks to comment on the UK and European legal judgements involving the treatment of Baby Charlie Gard. The ethical issues involved are extremely complex but it has to be acknowledged unequivocally that all those who have been involved in commenting or intervening in any way wish what […] Read more

Save the date: Giovedì 28 Settembre 2017 Milano – Convegno Il Triste Mercato Della Maternità Moderna

CONVEGNO: IL TRISTE MERCATO DELLA MATERNITA’ MODERNA Per la prima volta in Italia CORE cerchera’ di sensibilizzare l’opinione pubblica sulla realta’ dei vari aspetti della riproduzione assistita – in particolare la compra-vendita di ovuli e sperma, e l’affitto di utero – secondo prospettive nuove che saranno trattate da esperti di vari ambiti.   Interverranno: Anselma Dell’Olio […] Read more

Egg freezing for career women back in the news

“Josephine Quintavalle from Comment of Reproductive Ethics said the answer lies in a more equal society rather than offering discounted egg freezing. “If you think you’re emancipated by doing this I’d say to women ‘wake up’. “This is not what female emancipation is about. “I think a lot of people have been taken in by […] Read more