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Mitochondria ‘R’ us – or are they? By Graeme Holland
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Technologies enabling ‘mitochondrial transplantation’ have the potential to mitigate future suffering; to prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases. When considering the use of... More > germ-line modification of the type I will consider there are some who claim such modifications do not avoid the ‘impersonal harm/benefits’ arguments; that depending on the timing of our actions genetic modification may affect numerical-identity, or perhaps even personal-identity (narrative-identity). The aim of this book is to contextualise the process of mitochondria germ-line modification within a detailed examination of our identity. I consider the potential of affecting identity in the context of both naturally occurring reproductive events and in respect of known identity-affecting events, in order to make the claim that the types of affects to either numerical-identity or personal-identity, resulting from mitochondria germ-line modification, should not in any sense be considered morally problematic.< Less
MY CHILDREN AND MITO By Catherine LaFond-Evans
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Mitochondrial diseases affect at least 1 in every 4,000. Because these diseases have only recently been recognized and diagnosable by the medical community, many individuals are misdiagnosed or go... More > undiagnosed. I am on a mission to raise awareness of mitochondrial diseases. My book details our family struggle with mito.< Less
MY CHILDREN AND MITO By Catherine LaFond-Evans
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Mitochondrial diseases affect at least 1 in every 4,000. Because these diseases have only recently been recognized and diagnosable by the medical community, many individuals are misdiagnosed or go... More > undiagnosed. I am on a mission to raise awareness of mitochondrial diseases. My book details our family struggle with mito.< Less