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The Ethics of Telling Children if They Were Donor Conceived

Date

Sep 15, 2011 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location

Event will be held online

John Appleby, a Wellcome Trust Fellow in Bioethics from Cambridge University, participated in a discussion on the ethics of telling children they were conceived via a donor insemination. He addressed the question of how these discussions effect identity, self confidence and family relationships. Appleby's research focuses on problems reproduction ethics with a special focus on informing children that they were conceived using donated genetic tissue. He also researches environmental ethics.

 

Speakers

John Appleby, Wellcome Trust Fellow in Bioethics, Cambridge University