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Tom Barrow

Tom Barrow was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews and a Volunteer at the charity that publishes it, the Progress Educational Trust (PET). He has also worked as a researcher at the Mulsanne Partnership's Private Banking and Wealth Management team. He originally studied Law at the University of Kent, and went on to obtain an MA in Medical Ethics and Law from King's College London's Dickson Poon School of Law. He has a particular interest in the concept of property as it relates to the body.

BioNews Review articles written by Tom Barrow:
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Book Review: Bioethics - All That Matters
26 November 2012 - by Tom Barrow
Over recent decades medical technology has advanced with extraordinary rapidity. We have arrived at a time where gamete, organs and stem cells are detached and exchanged between individuals, and where machines replicate the functions of human organs... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Tom Barrow:
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US sperm donor sues clinic for using his sperm to impregnate ex-girlfriend
4 March 2013 - by Tom Barrow
A man from Louisiana is attempting to sue a fertility clinic after accusing his ex-girlfriend of stealing his stored gametes. Layne Hardin has alleged that former partner Tobie Devall 'bluffed' her way into obtaining two vials of his sperm, which she was inseminated with.... [Read More]
EU research funding programme may not support embryonic stem cell research
8 October 2012 - by Tom Barrow
The future funding of human embryonic stem cell research under the European Union may be in jeopardy after its inclusion in the next research funding programme is challenged by MEPs.... [Read More]
Woman forged husband's signature for IVF with his sperm, Emirati court hears
1 October 2012 - by Tom Barrow
The ex-wife of an Emirati man used his sperm to conceive a child without his knowledge or consent, the Abu Dhabi Appeals Court has heard... [Read More]
End of legal wrangle involving lesbian parents, private sperm donor and surrogate mother
24 September 2012 - by Tom Barrow
The High Court has awarded a lesbian couple sole custody rights for a child conceived using donor sperm and a surrogate's egg after a three-year battle over parenthood... [Read More]