Monthly Archives: February 2019
The “Value” of Consumer DNA Sequencing
Landon J. Getz questions the value of consumer DNA sequencing in light of serious issues of inconsistency, privacy, and human identity.
Don’t remand pregnant people or primary caregivers
Jaime Burnet and Martha Paynter advocate for ending the practice of pre-trial imprisonment of pregnant people, primary caregivers of young children, and primary caregivers of people with disabilities
Genome-Edited Persons will Need Legal Protections
Will Hatfield suggests that, in Canada, persons born from gametes or embryos that have been genetically modified would be members of a new class of humans, and potentially in need of specific legal protections.
Just Price for Drugs: The eleventh hour
Marc-André Gagnon urges modernization and fairness in the pricing of patented drugs in Canada
Compensating Egg Donors: United States vs Spain
Diane Tober considers how different compensation schemes for donation affect the experiences and choices of egg donors and announces the launch of her research project which analyzes egg donation practices in the US and Spain.