Call to permit embryo genetic testing in Germany

24 January 2011

This statement follows on from a report on the use of predictive genetic testing released by the Leopoldina last year (see previous news) and serves to further emphasise Germany’s moves to distinguish clearly between the use of genetic testing for serious medical conditions, and for more trivial purposes. The German parliament is likely to vote on the regulation of preimplantation genetic diagnosis later this year. 

More from us

Genomics and policy news