UK Government Report Published Today Ignores National and International Opposition to 3-Parent Embryos

By: Josephine Quintavalle Despite major public opposition to the creation of 3-parent embryos, the Department of Health’s Response to the recent UK consultation on Mitochondrial Donation is overwhelmingly supportive. Of the 1,816 individual responses, 1,152 opposed the introduction of the new regulations and perhaps half of the group responses were also not supportive, but the […] Read more

Controversial Therapy : ‘Three-Parent Embryos’

Gretchen Vogel in SCIENCE, 21 February, 2014, explores the ethics of creating a child using DNA from three adult sources (mother, father, egg donor). CORE is totally opposed to the proposed experiments but we recommend this article as the science is explained in very accessible language and the ethical dilemmas are presented in an […] Read more

Three-Parent Embryos A Distortion of Nature

The BBC recently asked a number of highly qualified individuals to give their viewpoint on three-parent embryos. CORE founder Josephine Quintavalle was one of those people. She underlines the fact that the technique of bringing together three different individuals to create an embryo completely distorts nature and should not be permitted. Read her full opinion […] Read more