A Glimpse into Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques

Posted Posted in Biology, Health and Medicine: Case Reports

By Rachel Hull, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, ’19 Author’s Note “I decided to write this piece after stumbling across several news articles in October of this year heralding the birth of the first ever ‘three-parent baby’ and thinking to myself that something seemed to be missing in these stories. What started as some casual digging into the history of three-parent babies soon turned into a more general investigation of assisted reproductive technologies. The information I found was not only interesting but also very pertinent, as new advances could increase the role these technologies play in our society.“