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The current projects our bioethics and medical law staff are undertaking.

Analysis of ethical standards of regulators in the health regulatory sector

Funder: Committee for Standards in Public Life

Principal Investigator: Sarah Devaney

Binaries in bioethics and bio-law

Funder: Wellcome Trust

Principal Investigator: Sasha Waxman

Pioneering healthcare law and bioethics: Past, present and future challenges

Funder: Wellcome Trust

Principal Investigator: Alexandra Mullock

The human body: Its scope, limits and future

Funder: Wellcome Trust

Principal Investigator: John Harris

Project aim: Our bioethics staff are working closely with the Institute for Science Ethics and Innovation on this projects which aims to follow five strands of innovative research: Human biomaterials; Genethics; Reproduction; Enhancement; and Methods in bioethics.

The provision of antenatal information for the NHS Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme

Principal Investigator: Dr Fiona Ulph et al

School of Law project member: Dr Rebecca Bennett

Funder: National Institute for Health Research

Project aim: To determine service providers and users views about the feasibility, cost, efficiency, impact on understanding and consent of current practice, and preference of alternative methods of conveying Newborn Bloodspot Screening Programme information antenatally.