Tag: Preimplantation genetic diagnosis

Tag: Preimplantation genetic diagnosis

Savior Siblings and Autonomy
March 9, 2023 Genetically Modified Life Ariel Sykes

Who Really Needs Saving? The Ethics of Savior Siblings and Their Autonomy By Maddie Zietsman What decisions do we have the authority to make that will have an affect on others? How can we weigh the benefits and the consequences? What happens if we make the wrong decision? These are the types of questions that

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Parental Responsibilities, Cultural Aspects, and Harm of Choosing The “Flawed” Embryo
March 7, 2023 Genetically Modified Life Ariel Sykes

I Want a Deaf Child: Parental Responsibilities, Cultural Aspects, and Harm of Choosing The “Flawed” Embryo By Anna Hogarth When you hear the saying, “like father like son” or, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” you may think, the child is like their parents. But what about when parents want to select a

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Selection of the Best Possible Child
February 7, 2023 The Genetic Self Ariel Sykes

Selection of the Best Possible Child: Should Relative Morals and Opinions Determine the Next Generation? By Regene Nolan In 2002, a deaf lesbian couple selected the embryo of a deaf child over others, sparking debate on whether the decision was in the best interests of the child.  Through the use of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Role of the Doctor during the Decision Making Process
February 6, 2023 The Genetic Self Ariel Sykes

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Role of the Doctor during the Decision Making Process By Kristen Rusas Table of Contents Abstract Introduction Factual Background Principle of Autonomy: Regarding Patients Role of the Doctor Perceptions of the General Public Conclusion Abstract What information should doctors be allowed to give their patients? There are many rules that restrict

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An Exploration of PGD for Adult Onset Diseases
February 2, 2023 Medical Decisions and the Human Lifespan Ariel Sykes

 Is it Your Right to Decide What is Right? An Exploration of PGD for Adult Onset Diseases By Veda Kumar Table of Contents Introduction Scientific Information PGD’s Role Today Autonomy Informed Consent Quality of Life Conclusion Introduction If you could use a technology that would allow you to see the fate of your child, would

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