Monthly Archives: September 2016
Pamela M. White questions why we know so little about Canadian surrogacy practices and outcomes.
Françoise Baylis discusses the response of the Canadian insurance industry to Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination.
Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.
Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.
Chris Kaposy suggests that Canada should learn from the United States’ failure to regulate the industry for Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing.
Vardit Ravitsky highlights a few ethical issues with human-nonhuman chimera research.
Françoise Baylis explains Canada’s regulatory framework for human-nonhuman chimera research and suggests that the proposed changes to the NIH guidelines to permit the funding of such research may have implications for Canadian research.