Additional Author Affiliation

New York Medical College

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2018

Abstract

A great deal of biomedical research focuses on new biotechnologies such as gene editing, stem cell biology and reproductive medicine, which have created a scientific revolution. While the potential medical benefits of this research may be far-reaching, ethical issues related to non-medical applications of these technologies are demanding. We analyze, from a Jewish legal perspective, some of the ethical conundrums that society faces in pushing the outer limits in researching these new biotechnologies.

Publisher's Statement

Originally published in the Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal, 9(1) [Article e0008]. The original material can be found here.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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