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Press releases and statements

HFEA statement on mitochondrial donation
Our statement as we approve the first application by Newcastle Fertility at Life for the use of mitochondrial donation to treat patients
HFEA permits cautious use of mitochondrial donation in treatment, following advice from scientific experts
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has today approved the use of mitochondrial donation in certain, specific cases.
UK's independent expert panel recommends "cautious adoption" of mitochondrial donation in treatment
The independent expert panel convened by the HFEA to undertake a review of mitochondrial donation techniques, has today recommended that those techniques be approved for “cautious” use in “specific circumstances".

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