Stem cell-based embryo models

Current Project

Rapid review

A rapid review project exploring the ethical and regulatory issues raised by research using human stem cell-based embryo models.

Human embryo culture

Working group on stem cell-based embryo model research

Chair: Emma Cave

Professor of Healthcare Law, University of Durham

Amel Alghrani

Professor of Law, School of Law and Social Justice, University of Liverpool

Andy Greenfield

Honorary Research Fellow, Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford

Dina Halai

Head of Regulatory Policy (Scientific), Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)

Frances Flinter

Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Genetics at Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, and member of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)

Helen Picton

Professor of Reproduction and Early Development, School of Medicine, Discovery and Translational Science Department, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds

Kathy Niakan

Marshall Walton Professor of Reproductive Physiology, Director of the Centre for Trophoblast Research and Chair of Cambridge Reproduction, University of Cambridge

Sarah Chan

Reader in Bioethics, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics and Associate Director, Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, University of Edinburgh

Stephen Wilkinson

Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and Distinguished Professor of Bioethics, Lancaster University