06/2016: Human Cloning Discussion (A. Malik)

Place and Time: Abingdon, June 23, 2016  from 19:00 for 19:30

Barn Room, Crown and Thistle (18 Bridge St, Abingdon OX14 3HS)

TITLE: The Ethics of Human Therapeutic Cloning

Human Therapeutic Cloning (HTC) is a promising procedure for producing human transplants that are immunologically compatible. The procedure involves the creation of embryonic stem cells.HumanCloning

Consequently, as well the promise of HTC for effective medical treatment there are serious ethical concerns: Is it right to create embryos for the purpose of harvesting stem cells and where does the doctor’s duty lie? How do we choose between alleviating suffering and avoiding ‘doing harm’ to a human embryo?

Aisha Malik, bioethics tutor at the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford, will introduce the procedure and the issues it raises and will open up the discussion with the help of some case scenarios.

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