Ethical implications of a new application of preimplantation diagnosis.

@article{Damewood2001EthicalIO,
  title={Ethical implications of a new application of preimplantation diagnosis.},
  author={Marian D. Damewood},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2001},
  volume={285 24},
  pages={3143-4}
}
Making use of advancements in molecular biology techniques, as well as a better understanding of the human genome, researchers have identified numerous alleles (gene variants) which are associated with certain diseases. In familial cases these problematic alleles are passed on from parent to offspring. Recently, couples have elected to undergo… CONTINUE READING