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Choosing our Future

Public consultation on Genetics and Reproductive Decision Making on behalf of the Human Genetics Commission

The Human Genetics Commission is holding a consultation, responses due by 15 October 2004, on "choosing the future: genetics and reproductive decision making". Their consultation document can be found at www.hgc.gov.uk/choosingthefuture and will be available at the meeting.
Dr Helen Cameron, consultant obstetrician, Sunderland Royal Hospital;
Professor Alison Murdoch, consultant gynaecologist, Centre for
Reproductive Medicine, Newcastle;
Professor John Burn, director of Life Knowledge Park, member of the
Human Genetics Commission;
Dr Tom Shakespeare, social scientist, PEALS.
The speakers will explain current practices and future possibilities in antenatal screening and assisted conception, and explore the social and ethical questions that these raise, and these presentations will be followed by questions and open discussion. This meeting is free and open to all with an interest in screening, genetics and disability.


Professor Alison Murdoch | talks
Dr Tom Shakespeare | talks
Professor John Burn | talks
Dr Helen Cameron | talks


Date and Time:

23 September 2004 at 6:00 pm


2 hours



Bioscience Centre
Times Square
+44 19 12 41 86 14

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