Reprogenetics & Reproductive Ethics

This page is an updated repository of all my publications discussing various topics related to reproductive ethics. If you would like to read an article but don’t have access, send me a note requesting the PDF.

N Macklon, S Camporesi, R Vassena, KK Ahuja (2020 ) Reproduction, Technology and Society-a new section in RBMO Reproductive BioMedicine Online. 41 (3), 351 doi: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2020.07.028

Camporesi, S., Cavaliere, G. (2020) Can bioethics be an honest way of making a living? A reflection on normativity, governance and expertise Journal of Medical Ethics doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105954

Camporesi, S. (2018) Crispr Pigs, Pigoons and the Future of Organ Transplantation: An Ethical Investigation of the Creation of Crispr-Engineered Humanised Organs in Pigs. Ethics & Politics 35-52 doi 13137/1825-5167/22584

Camporesi, S (2018) Rearranging Deck Chairs on a Sinking Ship? Some Reflections on Ethics and Reproduction Looking Back at 2017 and Ahead at 2018 Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 15(1):7-13

Camporesi, S. (2017). Bioethics and Biopolitics: Presents and Futures of Reproduction. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 14(2), 177-181. [3 Citations]

Camporesi S, Cavaliere G (2016) Emerging ethical perspectives in the clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats genome-editing debate, Personalized Medicine, 13(6): 575-586. T

Zeng, X., Zannoni, L., Löwy, I., & Camporesi S. (2016). Localizing NIPT: Practices and meanings of non-invasive prenatal testing in China, Italy, Brazil and the UK. Ethics, Medicine and Public Health, 2(3), 392-401.

Camporesi S. (2010): ‘Choosing deafness with pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: an ethical way to carry on a cultural bloodline?’ Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 19(1): 86-96. In this paper I analyse the real case of genetically deaf parents seeking in vitro fertilization and PGD in the US to choose ‘children like themselves’, i.e. to choose to implant an embryo carrying the mutation for genetic based deafness. Continue reading here.

Camporesi S. and Boniolo, G. (2008): ‘Fearing a non existing Minotaur? The ethical challenges of research on cytoplasmic hybrid embryos’ J Medical Ethics, 34: 821-825. In this  paper we address the controversial pronouncement of the UK’s Human Embryology and Fertilisation Authority of September 2007 on the permissibility research on the ethical challenges of research on human-animal cytoplasmic hybrid embryos, or ‘cybrids’.

Camporesi, S., & Bortolotti, L. (2008). Reproductive cloning in humans and therapeutic cloning in primates: is the ethical debate catching up with the recent scientific advances?. Journal of Medical Ethics, 34(9), e15-e15.

Camporesi S. (2007): The context of embryonic development and its ethical relevanceBiotechnol J, 2(9):1147-53. My very first paper…Re-reading it now it I found it quite naive (but that is a general reaction to reading old papers I guess) but I am affectionately attached to it. Anyhow, in this review I discuss -and try to dispel- ten  frequently used arguments against research on human embryos.

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