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.

Adoption as a solution to the harmful practice of surrogacy?

Gestational surrogacy, surrogate motherhood, “rent-a-womb”, or whatever we want to [...]

Study proposes a novel method to predict risks of common diseases in pre-implantation embryos

Last month, a team of 16 researchers, led by Dr. [...]

Study confirms risks associated with techniques to prevent mother-to-child transmission of mitochondrial diseases

Mixing mitochondrial DNA from mother and donor may have harmful [...]

The WHO recommends facilitating abortion without limiting the number of weeks of pregnancy or legal restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a document with [...]

Pharmaceutical Sanofi must compensate women who were treated with the drug Depakine

On March 17, the insurer of the pharmaceutical company Sanofi [...]