Caution: deceased donor organ commercialism!

Miran Epstein1,  Dominique Martin2 and Gabriel Danovitch3
1 Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
2 Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
3 Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

In the past 3 years there have been attempts to counter the international campaign against a market in organs from the living. In parallel to these attempts, support for a market in organs from the deceased has gained some traction. In this article we describe the various forms of this phenomenon, analyze its implications, and call upon policy makers to take steps to halt its progress. [Click here to read the full article - PDF]

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