Couple select healthy embryo to provide stem cells for sister

Josefson, Deborah
October 2000
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/14/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7266, p917
Academic Journal
Reports on a Colorado couple's use of in vitro fertilization and preimplantation genetics to produce a compatible stem cell and bone marrow donor for their daughter. Debate surrounding the ethical issues associated with preimplantation genetics; Symptoms of Fanconi's anemia, from which the couple's daughter suffers; Details of the treatment of the disorder; Outlook for the success of the stem cell transplantation.


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