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Maria Bretones, Col·legi Jesús Maria de Sant Andreu de Barcelona, for "Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis"

Maria Bretones Vallejo
Maria Bretones, Col·legi Jesús Maria de Sant Andreu, Barcelona
 
This projects starts from the hypothesis that Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a technique that may be extremely important for human reproduction in the future, making it possible to prevent disease and even offering the possibility of artificial selection. The aim of this essay is to identify knowledge about the application, procedures, legislation, bioethical implications and future prospects of PGD.