The medical and ethical issues of using in vitro fertilization with genetic testing to produce a baby who could be a genetic match to save the life of a sibling with a fatal illness.

Guests

  • Laurie Strongin founder and executive director of the Hope for Henry Foundation, author of "Saving Henry: A Mother's Journey"
  • Beth Whitehouse reporter for Newsday and adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, author of the book, "The Match:"Savior Siblings" and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Readers’ Review: “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova

Wednesday, Jan 28 2015In 2007, neuroscientist Lisa Genova self-published her first novel, “Still Alice.” It tells the story of a Harvard psychology professor and her experience with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The book became a best-seller and is now a major motion picture. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “Still Alice.”