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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Felicity Boardman:

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Identity, disability and the genome
11 April 2016 - by Dr Felicity Boardman
My research on families living with the genetic disorder Spinal Muscular Atrophy calls into question some of the assumptions underlying the belief that genetic disease is, inherently and by its very definition, a trait to be avoided... [Read More]
Screening dilemmas: disability, disease or something in-between?
25 November 2013 - by Dr Felicity Boardman
I was struck by a recent article that pushed to free Down's syndrome from inappropriate, negative language - that of 'disease', of 'risk' and of 'defect'... [Read More]