Redbridge SERC

First Baby is born to three parents

September 28th, 2016   84


Sept 2016

Dr Zhang has pioneered the scientific treatment to enable a baby to be born from three parents.

The baby is now 6 months old.

The treatment is called Spindle Nuclear Transfer. Zhang removed removed the nucleus from the Mother's eggs and inserted it into the donor's egg.

This treatment brings new hope to parents who carry rare genetic conditions.