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Highlighted Research from our Bioethics Scholars

  • Ethical Implications of Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome
    December 14, 2020 No Comments History Repeating Itself : Is Prenatal Screening for Down Syndrome Ushering in 21st Century Eugenics? By Sami Sharp Source This research paper explores the ethical implications of prenatal screening for Down Syndrome. Through researching the growth of prenatal screening in healthcare services internationally I identified the key stakeholders involved including genetic counselors, parents, Down Syndrome

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  • Should Athletes Test for Gene Doping?
    December 14, 2020 No Comments Testing for Gene Doping: A Necessity or Invasion of Privacy? By Tara Balan For decades now, athletes have been using numerous techniques to enhance their performance in competitions. While the most common approach was to use drugs that increased muscle capacity or decreased recovery time, technology has  advanced in our brave new world to find

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  • Gene-editing for HIV and AIDS
    December 14, 2020 No Comments The Genetic Playground: The Ethical and Religious Implications of Gene-Editing for HIV and AIDS By Elizabeth Wyshner  Image: (Source: Image by LaCasadeGoethe from Pixabay) The question of what are the ethical and religious implications of using gene-editing technologies to eliminate diseases such as HIV/AIDS is highly debated in bioethics, with strong arguments both for and

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