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Governing the futures of non-invasive prenatal testing: An exploration of social acceptability using the Delphi method.

Soc Sci Med 2020 Mar 17:112930. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

Bioethics Programs, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal, 7101, Parc Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H3N 1X9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.112930DOI Listing
March 2020

'Serious' factor-a relevant starting point for further debate: a response.

J Med Ethics 2020 Feb 6;46(2):153-155. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2019-105832DOI Listing
February 2020

Implementation challenges for an ethical introduction of noninvasive prenatal testing: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals' views from Lebanon and Quebec.

BMC Med Ethics 2020 02 10;21(1):15. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Bioethics Program, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12910-020-0455-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7011468PMC
February 2020

The Regulation of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques Around the World.

Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 2020 Jan 21. Epub 2020 Jan 21.

Bioethics Programs, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada; email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-genom-111119-101815DOI Listing
January 2020

Cross-cultural perspectives on decision making regarding noninvasive prenatal testing: A comparative study of Lebanon and Quebec.

AJOB Empir Bioeth 2018 Apr-Jun;9(2):99-111

g Bioethics Program, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine , School of Public Health, Université de Montréal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23294515.2018.1469551DOI Listing
November 2019

The forgotten men: rising rates of male infertility urgently require new approaches for its prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Biol Reprod 2019 Nov;101(5):872-874

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioz161DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6877781PMC
November 2019

CRISPR in the North American popular press.

Genet Med 2019 10 12;21(10):2184-2189. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41436-019-0482-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6774996PMC
October 2019

[Chapitre 9. Oncofertility and prepubescent girls: A ‘right to an open future’?.]

J Int Bioethique Ethique Sci 2019 09;30(3):159-177

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3917/jibes.303.0159DOI Listing
September 2019

The 'serious' factor in germline modification.

J Med Ethics 2019 Aug 20;45(8):508-513. Epub 2019 Jul 20.

Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2019-105436DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6820154PMC
August 2019

Canada's Pragmatic Reforms in Support of Research.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2019 10;6:157. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Centre of Genomics and Policy, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2019.00157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6636215PMC
July 2019

Soldiers' Preferences Regarding Sperm Preservation, Posthumous Reproduction, and Attributes of a Potential "Posthumous Mother".

Omega (Westport) 2019 Jun 11;79(2):132-156. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

2 University of Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0030222817725179DOI Listing
June 2019

Canadian Pregnant Women's Preferences Regarding NIPT for Down Syndrome: The Information They Want, How They Want to Get It, and With Whom They Want to Discuss It.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019 Jun 7;41(6):782-791. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Bioethics Program, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2018.11.003DOI Listing
June 2019

How bans on germline editing deprive patients with mitochondrial disease.

Nat Biotechnol 2019 06;37(6):589-592

Bioethics Program, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41587-019-0145-8DOI Listing
June 2019

Towards an Integration of PrEP into a Safe Sex Ethics Framework for Men Who Have Sex with Men.

Public Health Ethics 2019 Apr 12;12(1):54-63. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

School of Public Health, University of Montreal.

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https://academic.oup.com/phe/article/12/1/54/5127697
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/phe/phy018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6431242PMC
April 2019

Withholding and Withdrawing: A Religious-Cultural Path Toward a Practical Resolution.

Am J Bioeth 2019 03;19(3):49-50

Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2018.1563654DOI Listing
March 2019

Oncofertility Decision Making: Findings from Israeli Adolescents and Parents.

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2019 02 28;8(1):74-83. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

3 Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2018.0016DOI Listing
February 2019

Informal PrEP: an emerging need for nomenclature.

Lancet Public Health 2019 Feb 19;4(2):e83. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30254-8DOI Listing
February 2019

Parents' posthumous use of daughter's ovarian tissue: Ethical dimensions.

Bioethics 2019 01 14;33(1):82-90. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Bioethics Programs, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bioe.12491DOI Listing
January 2019

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis: The Road Forward in Canada.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019 Jan 22;41(1):68-71. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Centre of Genomics and Policy, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montréal, QC.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S17012163183063
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2018.08.001DOI Listing
January 2019

Benefits, challenges and ethical principles associated with implementing noninvasive prenatal testing: a Delphi study.

CMAJ Open 2018 Oct-Dec;6(4):E513-E519. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Center of Genomics and Policy (Dupras) and Institute for Health and Social Policy (Haidar) McGill University; École de santé publique, Université de Montréal (Birko, Affdal, Haidar, Lemoine, Ravitsky), Montréal, Que.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20180083DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208091PMC
October 2018

Women With Mental Illness Seeking Assisted Reproduction Considerations in Ethical Candidate Selection.

Curr Psychiatry Rep 2018 08 9;20(9):70. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11920-018-0944-5
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11920-018-0944-5DOI Listing
August 2018

The Best Interest Standard and the Child's Right to an Open Future.

Am J Bioeth 2018 08;18(8):74-76

a Université de Montréal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2018.1485769DOI Listing
August 2018

The right to know one's genetic origins and cross-border medically assisted reproduction.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Isr J Health Policy Res 2017 16;6. Epub 2017 Jan 16.

School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13584-016-0125-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5240377PMC
July 2018

Adolescent oncofertility discussions: Recommendations from a systematic literature review.

AJOB Empir Bioeth 2017 Apr-Jun;8(2):106-115. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

b Bioethics Program, School of Public Health , University of Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23294515.2017.1305006DOI Listing
June 2018

The Shifting Landscape of Prenatal Testing: Between Reproductive Autonomy and Public Health.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Hastings Cent Rep 2017 Dec;47 Suppl 3:S34-S40

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hast.793DOI Listing
December 2017

Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: The Road to the Clinic in Canada.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2017 Oct 18;39(10):916-918. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Centre of Genomics and Policy, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montréal, QC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2017.05.007DOI Listing
October 2017

Providing Unrestricted Access to Prenatal Testing Does Not Translate to Enhanced Autonomy.

Am J Bioeth 2017 01;17(1):39-41

c CHU Sainte-Justine and University of Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2016.1251651DOI Listing
January 2017

Human gene editing: revisiting Canadian policy.

NPJ Regen Med 2017 5;2. Epub 2017 Jan 5.

Regenerative Medicine Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41536-017-0007-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5677987PMC
January 2017

Donor Conception and Lack of Access to Genetic Heritage.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Am J Bioeth 2016 12;16(12):45-46

a University of Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2016.1240259DOI Listing
December 2016

Sleepwalking Into Infertility: The Need for a Public Health Approach Toward Advanced Maternal Age.

Am J Bioeth 2015 ;15(11):37-48

a University of Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2015.1088973DOI Listing
September 2016

The ambiguous nature of epigenetic responsibility.

J Med Ethics 2016 08 25;42(8):534-41. Epub 2016 Mar 25.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2015-103295DOI Listing
August 2016

Attitudes, Beliefs, and Trends Regarding Adolescent Oncofertility Discussions: A Systematic Literature Review.

J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol 2016 06 9;5(2):119-34. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

2 Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal , Montreal, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jayao.2015.0055DOI Listing
June 2016

Epigenetics in the Neoliberal "Regime of Truth": A Biopolitical Perspective on Knowledge Translation.

Hastings Cent Rep 2016 Jan-Feb;46(1):26-35. Epub 2015 Dec 14.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hast.522DOI Listing
March 2016

Non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal chromosome abnormalities: review of clinical and ethical issues.

Appl Clin Genet 2016 4;9:15-26. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Department of Medical Biology, CHU de Québec, Québec City, QC, Canada; Department of Molecular Biology, Medical Biochemistry and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec City, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/TACG.S85361DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4745955PMC
February 2016

Posthumous reproduction with surplus in vitro fertilization embryos: a study exploring users' choices.

Fertil Steril 2014 Nov 11;102(5):1410-5. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

Programmes de bioéthique, Département de médecine sociale et préventive, École de santé publique de l'Université de Montréal, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.07.1202DOI Listing
November 2014

Epigenetics and the environment in bioethics.

Bioethics 2014 Sep 1;28(7):327-34. Epub 2012 Oct 1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8519.2012.02007.xDOI Listing
September 2014

The author replies.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Hastings Cent Rep 2014 Jul-Aug;44(4)

University of Montreal.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hast.335
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hast.335DOI Listing
September 2014

Identification of trisomy 18, trisomy 13, and Down syndrome from maternal plasma.

Appl Clin Genet 2014 7;7:127-31. Epub 2014 Jul 7.

Department of Medical Biology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Québec City, Quebec, Canada ; Department of Molecular Biology, Medical Biochemistry and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Québec City, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/TACG.S35602DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4104725PMC
July 2014

Autonomous choice and the right to know one's genetic origins.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Hastings Cent Rep 2014 Mar-Apr;44(2):36-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hast.286DOI Listing
June 2014

Queer liberation, not elimination: why selecting against intersex is not "straight" forward.

Am J Bioeth 2013 ;13(10):39-41

a McGill University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2013.828131DOI Listing
November 2013

A gift that some cannot give: the ethical significance of the ban on gay/bisexual men as blood donors.

Am J Bioeth 2013 ;13(6):46-7

Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15265161.2013.781
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2013.781719DOI Listing
August 2013

Incentives for postmortem organ donation: ethical and cultural considerations.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

J Med Ethics 2013 Jun 4;39(6):380-1. Epub 2013 Apr 4.

Bioethics Programs, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada.

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http://www.medsp.umontreal.ca/irspum_db/pdf/28072.pdf
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http://jme.bmj.com/cgi/doi/10.1136/medethics-2013-101322
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2013-101322DOI Listing
June 2013

Fertility preservation in girls.

Obstet Gynecol Int 2012 16;2012:139193. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/139193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3307018PMC
August 2012

Conceived and deceived: the medical interests of donor-conceived individuals.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Hastings Cent Rep 2012 Jan-Feb;42(1):17-22

Bioethics Program, University of Montreal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hast.9DOI Listing
June 2012

Do Canadian researchers have "blood on their hands"?

CMAJ 2011 Jun 2;183(9):1112. Epub 2011 May 2.

Programmes de Bioéthique, Département de Médecine Sociale et Préventive, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec.

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http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/doi/10.1503/cmaj.110262
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.110262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3114908PMC
June 2011

Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis: an ethical imperative.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Nat Rev Genet 2009 Oct 15;10(10):733; author reply 733. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrg2631-c1DOI Listing
October 2009

A Jewish perspective on the refusal of life-sustaining therapies: culture as shaping bioethical discourse.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Am J Bioeth 2009 Apr;9(4):60-2

Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite320, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265160902790591DOI Listing
April 2009

Early diagnosis of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

Pediatrics 2008 May;121(5):e1295-300

Center for Research in FOP and Related Disorders, and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2007-1980DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3502043PMC
May 2008

Should ovarian cryopreservation be offered to girls with cancer.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2007 Jan;48(1):4-9

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology unit, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.20946DOI Listing
January 2007

Disclosing individual genetic results to research participants.

Am J Bioeth 2006 Nov-Dec;6(6):8-17

National Institutes of Health, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265160600934772DOI Listing
January 2007

On the proliferation of bioethics sub-disciplines: do we really need "genethics" and "neuroethics"?

Am J Bioeth 2005 ;5(2):20-1; discussion W3-4

National Human Genome Research Institute, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265160590960924DOI Listing
November 2005

Dissolving the dilemma over forced treatment.

Lancet 2005 Apr 30-May 6;365(9470):1525-6

Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)66436-7DOI Listing
May 2005

Timers on ventilators.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

BMJ 2005 Feb;330(7488):415-7

Social and Behavioral Research Branch, Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892-1156, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7488.415DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC549120PMC
February 2005

Posthumous reproduction guidelines in Israel.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Hastings Cent Rep 2004 Mar-Apr;34(2):6-7

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August 2004

Israel: bioethics in a Jewish-democratic state.

Camb Q Healthc Ethics 2003 ;12(3):247-55

Department of Political Science, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0963180103123055DOI Listing
November 2003

Genetics and education: the ethics of shaping human identity.

Authors:
Vardit Ravitsky

Mt Sinai J Med 2002 Oct;69(5):312-6

Philosophy Department, Bar Ilan University, 52900 Ramat Gan, Israel.

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October 2002