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The Bioethics of Charlie Gard

July 26, 2017

By center director Sullivan, along with guest blogger Keegan D’Alfonso What can we say about poor little Charlie Gard? This 11-month-old infant in the U.K. suffers from a rare and incurable disease called mitochondrial depletion syndrome, leaving him unconscious, on life support, and with almost no prospects for survival. Until... View Article

Elective Abortions: Material for Research?

July 17, 2017

By Guest Blogger Keegan D’Alfonso There is an unintended irony in a recent study reported in the journal Nature on the immunology of fetuses in the womb. Researchers in Singapore studied tissue from 100 elective second-trimester abortions. In the process, they uncovered details of a fascinating mechanism that permits the... View Article