Category Research Ethics

The Costs of Chimpanzee Research

Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.

Ethical aspects of research with chimera embryos

Vardit Ravitsky highlights a few ethical issues with human-nonhuman chimera research.

Reversing Brain Death: An Immodest Proposal

L. Syd M Johnson examines first of its kind research that aims to reverse brain death in humans.

Pushing the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Françoise Baylis calls for a better alignment of the science and ethics of human embryo research.

The Ethics of Non-Human Primate Research

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M. Johnson criticize the acceptance of non-human primate research.

Human Gene Editing: A Global Discussion

Françoise Baylis explains “On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement” to the participants at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting.

Clinical Trial Disaster in France

Jonathan Kimmelman comments on the recent phase 1 clinical research trial that left one healthy volunteer brain dead and five others hospitalized.