Ethical Issues in Uterine Transplantation and Innovative Research in Reproductive Medicine

May 1, 2019

When:
September 5, 2019 all-day
2019-09-05T00:00:00-05:00
2019-09-06T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Cleveland Clinic Education Building
Contact:
Ruth M. Farrell

Cleveland Clinic will host the 2nd annual World Congress of the International Society of Uterus Transplantation (ISUTx) from September 6–7, 2019. On the afternoon of September 5, 2019, the institution will also host “Ethical Issues in Uterine Transplantation and Innovative Research in Reproductive Medicine,” an interactive pre-conference that will address leading ethical issues associated with the study and clinical implementation of uterine transplantation, with application for future innovative research in reproductive medicine.

Highlights include:

  • Research ethics and human subject protections in the study of uterine transplantation and future innovative research in reproductive medicine.
  • The unique ethical landscape that exists at the crossroads of reproductive medicine and transplantation.
  • Incorporating maternal-fetal ethics and neonatal ethics in discussions of uterine transplantation.
  • Preparing for evolving ethical issues with advances in the science of uterine transplantation.
  • Ethical considerations in the clinical implementation of uterine transplantation.

 

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