Human Genome and Stem Cell Research

Dr. Gerard Magill

The sequencing of the human genome has led to mushrooming research in the ethics of human genomics and stem cell research. Several projects have been completed in this ongoing research inquiry.


Gerard Magill & William B. Neaves, "Ontological and Ethical Implications of Direct Nuclear Reprogramming," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 19:1 (2009): 23-32.

Gerard Magill, "Using Excess IVF Blastocysts For Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Developing Ethical Doctrine, Secular And Religious," Hofstra Law Journal , 37 (2009): 101-135.

Gerard Magill, "Embryonic stem cell research and human therapeutic cloning: maintaining the ethical tension between respect and research," in A. Iltis (ed.): Research Ethics, Routledge, 2005, 61-85.

Gerard Magill (ed.): Genetics and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Study, Saint Louis University Press, St. Louis, 2004.

Gerard Magill, "The Ethics Weave in Human Genomics, Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Therapeutic Cloning: Promoting and Protecting Society's Interests," Albany Law Review (Summer 2002): 701-728.

Gerard Magill, "Genetic Counseling and the Roman Catholic Church," in, R. Anderson (ed.): Religious Traditions and Prenatal Genetic Counseling. Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002.

Gerard Magill, "Ethical Perspectives on Life Sciences Research and mapping the Human Genome," Medical Ethics & Bioethics 8:1-2 (2001): 3-5.