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George Annas
george annasGeorge Annas is a bioethicist and Chair of the Health Law Department at Boston University School of Public Health. He is concerned about the lack of standards and regulation in reproductive medicine and believes the best interest of the child is sometimes forgotten in the race to achieve high-tech pregnancies.
Dr. Samuel Wood
Dr. Samuel WoodDr. Samuel Wood is Medical Director at the Reproductive Sciences Medical Center in La Jolla, California. His clinic is researching a number of cutting-edge infertility treatments.
Dr. Mark Sauer
Dr. Mark SauerDr. Mark Sauer is an infertility specialist and Chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at Columbia University. He pioneered methods for achieving pregnancy in women in their 40s and 50s using donor eggs from younger women.
Nigel Cameron, Ph.D.
Nigel Cameron, Ph.D.Nigel Cameron, Ph.D., trained as a minister and now teaches bioethics at Trinity International University where he is Senior Vice President for University Affairs. He is concerned that modern reproductive techniques compromise the dignity of the child and the human being. He has testified before Congress in favor of a ban on human cloning.
Dr. Michael Katz
Dr. Michael KatzDr. Michael Katz is Chief of Perinatal Services at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He has extensive experience with high-risk pregnancy, and manages a large number of multiple births--which he feels present an enormous social and financial burden to society.
Lee Silver, Ph.D.
Lee Silver, Ph.D.Lee Silver, Ph.D., is a Professor of Genetics at Princeton University where his laboratory is attempting to identify genes that influence personality and behavior. He discusses the coming breakthrough in genetically enhancing embryos. He offers a moderate view on the issue of producing human clones, which he believes will happen in within the next decade.
Dr. Jamie Grifo
Dr. Jamie GrifoDr. Jamie Grifo is Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at New York University Medical Center. He is working on a revolutionary new technique that could someday rejeuvenate an older woman's eggs.

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