Contact

Send us your feedback

Thank you for your feedback. An email has been sent to the ESRC support team.

An error occured whilst sending your feedback. Please review the problems below.

Our Research Catalogue contains grants and outputs data up until April/May 2014.

The IVF-Stem Cell Interface: a sociology of embryo transfer

Grant reference: RES-350-27-0006

« View grant details

Other output details

'The generation of human embryonic stem cells : research information sheet'
Embryo donation consent form
English

Primary contributor

Author Sarah Franklin

Keywords

informed consent; embryo donation; stem cell research; embryo research; hESCCO

Additional details

Professor Sarah Franklin authored this form in conjunction with the UK Human Embryonic Stem Cell Coordinators network (hESCCO), which she leads together with Professor
Peter Braude (King’s College London). hESCCO was set up in response to the public sensitivity and logistical complexity of embryo donation to stem cell research. The aim of hESCCO is to contribute to the formation and implementation of national standards for hES cell derivation and banking, in particular the ethical protocols for patient information and informed consent. A publicly-funded initiative launched by the MRC in 2003, the hESCCO project is an innovative practical intervention within the broader attempt to establish greater transparency, consistency, efficiency and standardisation of hES derivation in the UK. The lessons learned in this context may be relevant to other practitioners and regulators as a model of best practice in hES cell derivation.

Files

Generic Group Fresh.pdf (.pdf / 1810kb)