Author Archives: impact ethics
Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.
The Impact Ethics blog (www.impactethics.ca) has a new home! The blog is now being managed by the Memorial University Centre for Bioethics (www.mun.ca/bioethics/). The Centre is an exciting new initiative in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. The same editorial team will continue to be involved with the blog, but we have a new […]
Landon J. Getz questions the value of consumer DNA sequencing in light of serious issues of inconsistency, privacy, and human identity.
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
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.
Marc-André Gagnon urges modernization and fairness in the pricing of patented drugs in Canada
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.