Page URL:

BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Reuven Brandt:

Page 1 of 1
Genetic ties, social ties and parental responsibility
14 September 2015 - by Dr Reuven Brandt
A UK appeals court recently granted an egg donor, A, a new hearing in her petition for a shared residency order for the twins conceived using her ova. A was seeking the shared residency order as a means of acquiring parental responsibility for the twins... [Read More]
Medical intervention should not define legal parenthood
11 May 2015 - by Dr Reuven Brandt
The type of equipment used and the involvement of licensed medical professionals seem irrelevant to the moral facts that determine which individuals ought to have recognized rights and responsibilities for the children they help create... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Dr Reuven Brandt:

Page 1 of 1
Event Review: Ethical questions in mitochondrial donation
22 August 2016 - by Dr Reuven Brandt
This transnational symposium on mitochondrial donation covered issues ranging from methodological concerns about the development of policy governing mitochondrial donation, to particular ethical puzzles raised by the implementation of the procedures themselves... [Read More]