Website Update

The JRI website is currently (28th – 31st December 2016) undergoing a makeover! We are hoping to keep as much functionality as possible during this process but there may be times when links become temporarily inactive and items move from the usual menu location. Please bear with us – and …

Three Parent Families: Dr Andrew Wright

Today (15 December 2016) it was announced by the UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority that 3 parent fertilisations can be undertaken in the UK subject to the granting by the HFEA of the necessary licence. I must declare an interest. I researched for 4 years at Newcastle upon Tyne …

Reflections on Recent Events by Dr Andrew Wright

When the BREXIT referendum result came out one of our family was full of Capt Mainwaring style ‘we’re all doomed’ comments: the older generation had thrown away their generation’s future! Etc., etc. A short fatherly reminder that I had lived through the likes of the Suez Crisis, Black Monday, the …