Month: September 2016

Dr Tsung-ling Lee1 1Research Fellow, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore One key challenge in the regulation of regenerative medicines and cell-based therapies is balancing the demands for early access to innovative treatments with the need for robust...
  • September 22, 2016
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Tereza Hendl1, Cameron Stewart 2, Megan Munsie3, Ian Kerridge4 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, Medical Foundation Building, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia, Tereza.hendl@sydney.edu.au 2 Sydney Law School, New Law Building, University of Sydney, NSW,...
  • September 22, 2016
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Associate Professor Tracey Evans Chan 1 1 Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 469G Bukit Timah Road, Eu Tong Sen Building, Singapore 259776 Innovative treatments in medicine have been the subject of ethical and regulatory debate. Within the past...
  • September 22, 2016
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Belinda Bennett1 1 Australian Centre for Health Law Research, School of Law, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, QLD, 4001, belinda.bennett@qut.edu.au With ageing populations in many countries around the world, dementia has emerged as a significant social...
  • September 22, 2016
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Gruner,John1, 1 Monash Centre for Human Bioethics, Menzies Building, 20 Chancellors Walk, Monash University VIC 3800, Australia. As a doctor, I have cared for patients who choose futile care over effective care, and die. Just as doctors ought to assist patients...
  • September 22, 2016
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Ainsley J. Newson1, Wendy Rogers2, Stacy Carter1 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 2 Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics and Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie...
  • September 22, 2016
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Dr Chris Degeling1,2, Dr Jane Johnson1, Prof Gwendolyn (Lyn) Gilbert1,2, Ass Prof Tamra Lysaght3 1 Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, School of Public Health, Level 1, Medical Foundation Building K25, The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006....
  • September 22, 2016
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Georgina  Hall1 1 The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Five years ago in Victoria, eligibility for Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART) was broadened to include anybody seeking treatment- regardless of whether their infertility was for ‘social’ or medical reasons. Coupled with substantial...
  • September 22, 2016
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Grant Gillett1 1 Otago University   Patients with severe head injury are a challenge to our moral sensibility as much as to our clinical skills of neuro-rehabilitation. They implicitly demand to be recognised before we can even begin to act...
  • September 22, 2016
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Sascha Callaghan1, Giles Newton-Howes2 1 Faculty of Law, University of Sydney NSW 2006, Sascha.callaghan@sydney.edu.au 2 Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDERS (CTOs) emerged as an alternative to involuntary inpatient treatment for mental illness...
  • September 22, 2016
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