Mark F. Carr is theological co-director for the Center for Christian Bioethics at Loma Linda University in California.
Dr. Michael “Moshe” Akerman is was the director of the National Association of Judaism and Medicine, which looks at medical science in light of Jewish ethical tradition.
Carol Tauer is professor of philosophy emerita at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn., and is currently visiting professor at the Center for Bioethics of the University of Minnesota. She served on the National Institutes of Health’s Human Embryo Research Panel, which made ethical recommendations for federal funding of research on infertility, pre-implantation […]
Sean B. Tipton is a president of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research which represents universities and health advocates and supports research cloning.
Andrew Fergusson is president and CEO of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, a nonprofit group founded by Christian bioethicists. The group has issued a statement on stem cell research.
Douglas Johnson is legislative director of the National Right to Life Committee, which opposes embryonic stem cell research. He says bills such as one New Jersey passed in 2003 legalizing embryonic stem cell research promote fetus farming. Contact Megan Dillon.
Judy Norsigian, co-founder of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective and co-author of the classic feminist book Our Bodies, Ourselves (Touchstone, 2005) and its updates, testified in 2004 in favor of the House ban on therapeutic cloning, saying it takes advantage of women’s bodies to harvest their eggs.
The Genetics & Public Policy Center of the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., “works to help policy leaders, decision makers, and the public better understand the rapidly evolving field of human genetics and its application to healthcare.” The Center studies the ethical, social and legal implications of genetic technologies, including PGD, surveys public opinion on genetics, […]
E. Christian Brugger is J. Francis Cardinal Stafford Professor of Moral Theology at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver. He wrote the essay “Embryos, Clones and Stem Cells” for the New Oxford Review (October 2003).