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Embryos (Research)

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the centres currently undertaking research under the auspices of the Medical Research Council on human embryos.

I understand that the Medical Research Council is currently supporting three projects involving early human embryos resulting from in vitro fertilisation. Details are as follows:

Direct support at MRC establishments:

  • MRC experimental embryology and teratology unit.
  • MRC reproductive biology unit.

Indirect support through grants to individual researchers:

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, university of Cambridge.