Category Assisted Reproduction

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.

A New Lens to International Commercial Surrogacy

Emily Galpern announces the Surrogacy360 project.

Genome-Edited Babies – A Cause for Concern

Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.

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.

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.

Draft regulations won’t fix a broken Act

Art Leader critiques the Assisted Human Reproduction Act draft regulations and maintains that the Act fails to address societal challenges relating to emerging reproductive science.

First CRISPR Babies: Where are our Ethics?

Françoise Baylis responds to the recently announced birth of the world’s first genome edited babies and raises concerns about the scientific practice and ethical accountability.