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Dr. Cabrera presents on ethical issues in human genetic engineering

On April 21, 2016, Laura Cabrera, PhD, presented at Memorial Healthcare’s Ethics and Technology of Human Gene Modification conference in Owosso, MI. Dr. Cabrera’s keynote presentation, “The ethics of human gene modification,” discussed various ethical concerns underlying human gene modification, in particular those … Continue reading

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Recent publications from Center faculty

Below is a list of recent publication from Center for Ethics faculty, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book reviews, and book chapters. Most articles can be accessed online through MSU Libraries. Open access publications are labeled as such. Cabrera L, Fitz … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: A Snip Here and a Tuck There: Are There Limits to Editing Life?

Sean A. Valles, PhD, and Corey Washington, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on February 18, 2016, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “A Snip Here and a Tuck There: Are There Limits to Editing Life?” In … Continue reading

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Mighty mitochondria: a tiny organelle that can, and should, save lives

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Monica List, DVM, MA A June 3rd headline from The Guardian reads: “Genetic treatment using three-parent embryos may be ready in two years.” This … Continue reading

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