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Protecting Babies with Down Syndrome

May 21, 2015

Last Tuesday evening, I presented testimony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, representing the Center for Bioethics and Ohio Right to Life. I spoke before the Community and Family Advancement Committee in the Ohio House, in favor of H.B. 135, a statute to prohibit abortion solely because of a diagnosis... View Article

Could understanding nature help us treat trisomy?

May 4, 2015

¬†Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla What if we could actually treat the root cause of conditions like Down’s Syndrome, rather than simply ameliorating symptoms?¬† Although the life expectancy of Down’s Syndrome patients has increased dramatically in the past few decades, and is now approximately¬†60 years of... View Article