Cell sell: The ethics of the transnational human tissue market

A highly organised international market in human biological material exists for those desperate enough to pay. But where are the moral lines in this lucrative trade, and how can we police them?

Published 9 October 2015

Episode 352

In this edition of the Up Close podcast, stem cell expert Associate Professor Megan Munsie and bioethicist Dr Dominique Martin discuss medical tourism and the hidden transnational trades in transplant organs and stem cells, considering their ethics, legislative implications and what the future might hold.

Banner image: Stem Cells by Brian Jones, via Flickr

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