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The Ethics of Egg Donation

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The Ethics of Egg Donation

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The Ethics of Egg Donation

The Ethics of Egg Donation

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Should researchers pay for egg donations used in their research efforts? Some say it only seems fair, while others claim it opens up a host of ethical problems.

Guests:

Anne Kiessling, founder and director, Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation; associate professor of surgery, Harvard Medical School

Laurie Zoloth, professor of medical humanities, bioethics and religion; director of the Center for Bioethics, Science and Society; board member, International Society for Stem Cell Research, Northwestern University