Stem Cell Research

  • The most recent international laws relating to the status of the human embryo can be found in this chart referencing what has been established to date in the individual countries that have already engaged in this area of law. International Laws on the Human Embryo (Updated 30/7/14)

    We know you will find this information useful and encourage you to keep us up-to-date on any future developments in various countries as they occur. This chart will continue to be a work in progress, and we rely on your assistance to ensure that this reference source continues to be as up-to-date as possible.

    • Baby Charlie Gard: Statement

      We have been asked frequently in the last weeks to comment on the UK and European legal judgements involving the treatment of Baby Charlie Gard. The ethical issues involved are extremely complex but it has to be acknowledged unequivocally that all those who have been involved in commenting or intervening in any way wish what […]

    • Save the date: Giovedì 28 Settembre 2017 Milano - Convegno Il Triste Mercato Della Maternità Moderna

      CONVEGNO: IL TRISTE MERCATO DELLA MATERNITA’ MODERNA Per la prima volta in Italia CORE cerchera’ di sensibilizzare l’opinione pubblica sulla realta’ dei vari aspetti della riproduzione assistita - in particolare la compra-vendita di ovuli e sperma, e l’affitto di utero – secondo prospettive nuove che saranno trattate da esperti di vari ambiti.   Interverranno: Anselma Dell’Olio […]

    • Ethical appraisal of the news surrounding development of artificial womb

      As this research stands at the moment, it can be acknowledged as an attempt to save the lives of premature babies, which in itself is to be welcomed.  It could be described as an attempt to develop a much more sophisticated neonatal incubator than is currently available to be  used to extend our capacity to […]

    • Egg freezing for career women back in the news

      "Josephine Quintavalle from Comment of Reproductive Ethics said the answer lies in a more equal society rather than offering discounted egg freezing. "If you think you're emancipated by doing this I'd say to women 'wake up'. "This is not what female emancipation is about. "I think a lot of people have been taken in by […]