Meeting

Release and briefing of Committee report, "Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: Ethical, Social, and Policy Considerations”


When: February 3, 2016 (11:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Biomedical and Health Research, Children, Youth and Families, Diseases
Activity: Ethical and Social Policy Considerations of Novel Techniques for Prevention of Maternal Transmission of Mitochondrial DNA Diseases
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

The Committee on Ethical and Social Policy Considerations of Novel Techniques for Prevention of Maternal Transmission of Mitochondrial DNA is pleased to announce that it will release its report, "Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: Ethical, Social, and Policy Considerations,” on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. EST. The full report will be available as a free PDF through the project website at 11:00 am on February 3.

The committee will host a public briefing on the release of their report on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences Building, located at 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418. The public briefing will include a statement by the committee chair highlighting key findings, conclusions and recommendations of the report as well as a Q&A discussion with committee members. This event will be open to the public and will also be webcast if you would like to attend remotely. If you wish to attend the public release, either in person or via webcast, please register at this link.

The committee will also be holding a Public Discussion the afternoon of Monday, March 21, 2016. More information on this meeting, including location and time, will be available on the project website. If you would like to be informed when this and other information related to the report’s dissemination is released, please subscribe to the project listserv on the project website.

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