Embryos not created for research purposes in the Netherlands



Taking a different view from approaches in favour of relaxing the rules of former Health Minister, Edith Schippers (see Dutch report in favour of the creation of human embryos for research), the new Dutch Government will not allow the creation and development of embryos in a laboratory solely for scientific research purposes. Currently, only excess embryos made available "after fertility treatments" are likely to be used for research purposes in accordance with the legislation. 


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Dutchnews (25/10/2017)