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Views towards technologies used to edit genes during pregnancy

24 June 2016

The purpose of this study is to gain a greater understanding of people’s attitudes towards genetic diseases and gene-editing technologies during pregnancy. More specifically, this study focuses on a hypothetical scenario of expecting a baby with a rare genetic blood disorder which cannot be cured.
To take part in this study, it is essential that you are aged between 18 and 35, and are NOT currently expecting a baby.

Requirements

  • Aged between 18 and 35
  • NOT currently expecting a baby

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Ethical approval

The study has been reviewed and received a Favourable Ethical Opinion (FEO) from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Ethics Committee, at the University of Surrey.

About the researcher

My name is Grace Sear, and I am currently undertaking Stage 1 training in Health Psychology (Masters degree) at the University of Surrey.
If you are aged between 18 and 35 and are NOT currently expecting a baby, I would like to invite you to take part in my short, thought-provoking study.

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