|Dr . Ian Wilmut told Parliament there was no reason his technique could not be applied to humans by sufficiently determined researchers.
|Ian Wilmut, the leader of the team that created Dolly, said it was unlikely her illness was attributable to being a clone.
|"Dolly has arthritis in her left hind leg at the hip and the knee, " said Ian Wilmut of the Edinburgh-based Roslin Institute.
|Obscure as he may seem to those outside his field, Ian Wilmut has been quietly pushing the borders of reproductive science for decades.
|So has Ian Wilmut, the Scottish scientist who created the sheep named Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult animal.
|The stunning achievement by Ian Wilmut and his Roslin colleagues, which disproved the long-held theory that adult mammals couldn't be copied, has enormous implications.
|Despite this, the low efficiency of the technique has prompted some researchers, notably Ian Wilmut, creator of Dolly the cloned sheep, to abandon it.
|Jones, who made the balloon trip with a Swiss psychiatrist, and cloning expert Ian Wilmut, received the Officer of the Order of British Empire award.
|Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh agrees that is a possibility and says that human embryos could also be sensitive to this effect.
|Polly, a transgenic cloned Poll Dorset sheep carrying the gene for factor IX, was produced by Dr Ian Wilmut at the Roslin Institute in 1997.