Research on Human Embryos and Reproductive Materials: Revisiting Canadian Law an

Fecha 10/4/2018 7:03:00 | Categoría: Bioetica y Legislación

Ogbogu U, Zarzeczny A, Baltz J, Bedford P, Du J, Hyun I, Jaafar Y, Jurisicova A, Kleiderman E, Koukio Y, Knoppers BM, Leader A, Master Z, Nguyen MT, Noohi F, Ravitsky V, Toews M. Research on Human Embryos and Reproductive Materials: Revisiting Canadian Law and Policy. Healthc Policy. 2018 Feb;13(3):10-19. doi: 10.12927/hcpol.2018.25401.

Disponible en: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29595433
Abstract

Research involving human embryos and reproductive materials, including certain forms of stem cell and genetic research, is a fast-moving area of science with demonstrated clinical relevance. Canada's current governance framework for this field of research urgently requires review and reconsideration in view of emerging applications. Based on a workshop involving ethics, legal, policy, scientific and clinical experts, we present a series of recommendations with the goal of informing and supporting health policy and decision-making regarding the governance of the field. With a pragmatic and principled governance approach, Canada can continue its global leadership in this field, as well as advance the long-term health and well-being of Canadians.



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