Bioethics Observatory of the Catholic University of Valencia. Up-to-date special reports from the Bioethics Observatory at the Catholic University of Valencia (Spain), covering a wide range of bioethical, biological, biotechnological, biomedical issues including stem cell research, abortion, assisted suicide, gene editing and much more. Our staff of cualificated authors of our Univeristy,  presents general interest and specialised reports with ethical implications, based on the latest research findings from the world’s top medical and scientific journals.

Biomedical research concerns in China. Lack of bioethical assessment

On February 4, a Letter to the Editor was published [...]

CRISPR promises. Some of the most recent advances in CRISPR gene editing

CRISPR gene editing applications The CRISPR gene editing tool has [...]

Is there room for God in the Universe? Scientific review

On last 8 October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [...]

Opiod treatment. Controversy surrounding its abuse in the U.S.

Introduction A recent article published in The Washington Post discusses [...]

“Death by donation”. Harvesting organs from still-living persons

"Undergo surgery in an operating theatre to remove their organs [...]

A brief review of access to palliative care in the world. Evaluation and ethical aspects

Our Observatory is following the palliative care issue as an [...]

Review of medical and ethical aspects of penis transplantion

A controversial bioethical dilemma is penis transplant feasibility, balance risk-benefice [...]

Concerns about latest researches by Juan Carlos Izpisua’s group

There is no doubting the importance of biomedical research carried [...]