AMDF Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
ART assisted reproductive technology
ART Guidelines Ethical Guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research
Cloning Act Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002
committee Senate Community Affairs References Committee
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
Embryo Research Act Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002
Fertility Society Fertility Society of Australia
Health Ethics Committee Australian Health Ethics Committee
HFEA Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, United Kingdom
Human Research Guidelines National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research
IVF in vitro fertilisation
LHON Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
mtDNA mitochondrial DNA
Murdoch Children's Research Institute Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Victorian Genetic Clinical Services
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
PGD pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
PNT pronuclear transfer technique
RTAC Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee of the Fertility Society of Australia
SCNT Somatic cell nuclear transfer
SIRT Scientists in Reproductive Technology of the Fertility Society of Australia
UK United Kingdom
UK Regulations The Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulation 2015
USA United States of America

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