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  • Chimera Research and Stem Cell Therapies for Human Neurodegenerative Disorders 

    Baylis, F. & Fenton, A. (2007). Chimera research and stem cell therapies for human neurodegenerative disorders. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 16, 195-208. DOI:10.1017/S0963180107070211
    In April 2005, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) published its Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research. These voluntary guidelines are among the most permissive in the world—in a country that prohibits ...
  • Access to health care for women. [Letter to the Editor] 

    Baylis, F., & Nelson, H. L. (1997). Access to health care for women. [Letter to the Editor] New England Journal of Medicine, 336, 1841.
    Letter to the editor
  • Confusion worse confounded. British Medical Journal [Rapid Response: Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a “lost opportunity for increased transparency” by Ann Silversides. British Medical Journal 2011;342:d2570]. 

    Baylis, F & Downie, J. (2011) Confusion worse confounded. British Medical Journal [Rapid Response: Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a “lost opportunity for increased transparency” by Ann Silversides. British Medical Journal 2011;342:d2570]. Available at; http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d2570/reply
    Rapid response to "Withdrawal of clinical trials policy by Canadian research institute is a 'lost opportunity for increased transparency'" by Ann Silversides.
  • Promises and perils of cognitive performance tools: A dialogue 

    Viirre, E., Baylis, F., & Downie, J. (2007). Promises and perils of cognitive performance tools: A dialogue. Technology 11, Supplement 1, 9-25. doi: 10.3727/107292408786938853
    Cognitive performance tools are evolving and their application is expanding rapidly. Although these tools promise significant advantages, they also raise a number of significant ethical and social concerns. This paper ...
  • The demise of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada 

    Baylis, F.. 2012. "The demise of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 34(6): 511-513.
    No abstract available.
  • Blacks as me: narrative identity 

    Baylis, F.. 2003. "Blacks as me: narrative identity." Developing world bioethics 3(2): 142-150.
    This commentary responds to genetic testing of African ancestry through a series of personal narratives that reveal a complex, intimate, and individualised process of identity formation. The author discusses both how her ...
  • The Olivieri debacle: where were the heroes of bioethics? 

    Baylis, F.. 2004. "The Olivieri debacle: where were the heroes of bioethics?." Journal of medical ethics 30(1): 44-49.
    No abstract available.
  • Betwixt and between human stem cell guidelines and legislation 

    Baylis, F.. 2002. "Betwixt and between human stem cell guidelines and legislation." Health law review 11(1): 44-50.
    No abstract available.
  • A face is not just like a hand: pace Barker 

    Baylis, F.. 2004. "A face is not just like a hand: pace Barker." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 4(3): 30-2; discussion W23-31.
    No abstract available.
  • The limits of altruism and arbitrary age limits 

    Baylis, F., and J. Downie. 2003. "The limits of altruism and arbitrary age limits." The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 3(4): 19-21.
    No abstract available.
  • Unfinished business: ongoing ethical exceptionalism in the oversight of human pluripotent stem cell research in Canada 

    Baylis, F., and J. Downie. 2012. "Unfinished business: ongoing ethical exceptionalism in the oversight of human pluripotent stem cell research in Canada." Accountability in research 19(1): 13-26.
    In this article, we critically examine the arguments for and against the exceptional status given human pluripotent stem cell research in Canada (through the latest [December 2010] revision of the Tri-Council Policy ...
  • Human embryonic stem cell lines: the ethics of derivation 

    Baylis, F.. 2002. "Human embryonic stem cell lines: the ethics of derivation." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 24(2): 159-163.
    In Canada it is permissible to proceed with stem cell research using human embryos created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) provided: these were originally created for infertility treatment; they are no longer required ...
  • Postmenopausal reproduction: in whose interests? 

    Baylis, F., and G. K. Crozier. 2009. "Postmenopausal reproduction: in whose interests?." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 31(5): 457-458.
    No abstract available.
  • Enforcing the Assisted Human Reproduction Act 

    Baylis, F.. 2012. "Enforcing the Assisted Human Reproduction Act." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 34(5): 415.
    No abstract available.
  • Drilling down in neuroethics 

    Baylis, F., and J. Downie. 2009. "Drilling down in neuroethics." Bioethics 23(6): -iv.
    No abstract available.
  • Eligibility of cryopreserved human embryos for stem cell research in Canada 

    Baylis, F., and N. Ram. 2005. "Eligibility of cryopreserved human embryos for stem cell research in Canada." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 27(10): 949-955.
    OBJECTIVE: To determine whether cryopreserved embryos in Canadian in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics available (in theory) for research use are actually eligible (in practice) for stem cell research in accordance with ...
  • Wanted: inclusive guidelines for research involving pregnant women 

    Baylis, F., and C. Kaposky. 2010. "Wanted: inclusive guidelines for research involving pregnant women." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 32(5): 473-476.
    The Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS) was first issued in 1998. At that time, the inappropriate exclusion of women from clinical trials was a serious problem. Currently, ...
  • Supreme court of Canada decision on the assisted Human Reproduction Act creates urgent need for action 

    Baylis, F.. 2011. "Supreme court of Canada decision on the assisted Human Reproduction Act creates urgent need for action." Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC 33(4): 317-319.
    No abstract available.
  • The inevitability of genetic enhancement technologies 

    Baylis, F., and J. S. Robert. 2004. "The inevitability of genetic enhancement technologies." Bioethics 18(1): 1-26.
    We outline a number of ethical objections to genetic technologies aimed at enhancing human capacities and traits. We then argue that, despite the persuasiveness of some of these objections, they are insufficient to stop ...