Associate Professor Ainsley Newson

BSc(Hons); LLB(Hons); PhD
Bioethics
Centre for Values, Ethics & Law in Medicine (VELIM), School of Public Health

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Biographical details

A/Prof Ainsley Newson is Associate Professor of Bioethics at the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) within the Sydney School of Public Health. Ainsley has been at the University of Sydney since January 2013. Previously, she was Lecturer (2006-2008) then Senior Lecturer (2008-2012) in Biomedical Ethics at the University of Bristol, UK. She was also a Research Fellow in Ethics and Genetics at Imperial College London (2003-6). Ainsley has degree qualifications in Medical Ethics, Law and Science, all of which were obtained from the University of Melbourne. Her PhD research focussed on moral issues in behavioural genetic research and its applications.

Research interests

Ainsley works on:

  • Ethics and human genetics and genomics
  • Ethics and human reproduction, including mitochondrial donation
  • Emerging biotechnologies, e.g. synthetic biology and genome editing
  • Clinical Ethics Support: ethics and practicalities

Teaching and supervision

Ainsley is Course Director of the Sydney Bioethics Programand coordinates a number of Units of Study therein.

Ainsley also guest lectures in other University of Sydney programmes, including the Master of Public Health and the Master of Genetic Counselling.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Exploring the implications of the �consumerist� model of healthcare, the value of autonomy and shared decision making in the context of developments in personal genomics. Lisa DIVE

Current projects

  • Co-Investigator: ARC-funded Genioz project: Investigating Australians’ knowledge and attitudes towards personal genomics.
  • Chief-Investigator:Australian Genomics Health Alliance: working towards an interdisciplinary, nationally coordinated approach to genomics in Australian health care.
  • Associate Investigator: Creating sustainable healthcare: ensuring new diagnostics avoid harms, improve outcomes, and direct resources wisely: A NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) focusing on the problem of overdiagnosis; the CRE will support a range of projects about imaging tests (e.g. mammography, ultrasound), biomarker testing (e.g. blood tests), and genetic testing. - Led by Prof Alex Barratt.
  • Sole investigator: Current technology, future autonomy: Ethics and Next Generation Sequencing in Children: Exploring ethical implications arising from the use of genomic testing in children, in a clinical context.
  • Genetic information and health behaviour change: Investigating numerous aspects of the impact of genomic information on health behaviour, in a cancer context. - Led by A/Prof Anne Cust.
  • Cancer genomics: A collaboration with the Garvan Institute (Kinghorn Centre)

Ainsley also currently supervises PhD projects examining ethics and birth choice; altruism in genomics and biobank research; and autonomy in genomic testing.

Associations

Ainsley is a member of the International Association of Bieothics, the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (of which she is also a Board member and stream leader for clinical ethics), the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (in which she is also a member of the Ethics and Social Issues Committee) and the European Society for Human Genetics.

Awards and honours

Ainsley won the "Best Abstract" award at the International Conference on Clinical Ethics and Consultation in New York City, May 2015.

Ainsley was named "Young Australian of the Year in the UK" in 2010.

In the media

Ainsley is an experienced media commentator on bioethics-related issues in print and online media, radio and television. She has written for The Conversation.

Ainsley sits on a range of committees influencing policy on genetics in Australia. These include the Ethics and Social Issues Committee of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia and the Clinical Ethics Advisory Committee for NSW Health.

Selected grants

2016

  • Ainsley Newson Accelerator Award; Newson A; Sydney Medical School/Mid Career Researcher Scheme (MCRS).

2015

  • Translating our knowledge of genomics to improve skin cancer prevention: a pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate whether knowledge of personal genetic risk of melanoma motivates behaviour change; Cust A, Newson A, Kimlin M, Kirk J, Keogh L, Law M, Morton R, Williams G, Butow P, Dobbinson S; DVC Research/SPARC Implementation - Cancer.
  • Understanding the Australian public’s expectations of personalised genomics; Metcalfe S, Newson A, Gray K, Terrill B, Gaff C, Middleton A, Wilson B; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2014

  • Organ donation ethics & policy; Newson A; Sydney Medical School/Research Support.

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Doran, E., Kerridge, I., Jordens, C., Newson, A. (2016). Clinical ethics support in contemporary healthcare: Origins, practices, and evaluation. In E. Ferlie, K. Montgomery and A. R. Pedersen (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management, (pp. 164-187). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Newson, A. (2011). Population screening. In Angus Dawson (Eds.), Public Health Ethics: Key Concepts and Issues in Policy and Practice, (pp. 118-142). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Leonard, S., Newson, A. (2010). Ethical Perspectives. In Clara L Gaff, Carma L Bylund (Eds.), Family Communication about Genetics: Theory and Practice, (pp. 199-214). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Newson, A. (2007). Personhood and Moral Status. In R. E. Ashcroft & A. Dawson & Heather Draper (Eds.), Principles of Health Care Ethics, (pp. 277-283). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.

Journals

  • Newson, A. (2016). Compensated transnational surrogacy in Australia: Time for a comprehensive review. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(1), 33-35.e1. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., McDougall, R. (2016). Do We Need Ethical Theory to Achieve Quality Critical Engagement in Clinical Ethics? The American Journal of Bioethics, 16(9), 43-45. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Wilkinson, S., Wrigley, A. (2016). Ethical and legal issues in mitochondrial transfer. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 8(6), 589-591. [More Information]
  • Wilkinson, D., Barnett, C., Savulescu, J., Newson, A. (2016). Genomic intensive care: Should we perform genome testing in critically ill newborns? Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 101(2), 94-98. [More Information]
  • Smit, A., Keogh, L., Hersch, J., Newson, A., Butow, P., Williams, G., Cust, A. (2016). Public preferences for communicating personal genomic risk information: a focus group study. Health Expectations, in press. [More Information]
  • Skerman, J., Newson, A. (2016). Regulating Risk and the Boundaries of State Conduct: A Relational Perspective on Home Birth in Australia. The American Journal of Bioethics, 16(2), 19-21. [More Information]
  • Degeling, C., Rychetnik, L., Pickles, K., Thomas, R., Doust, J., Gardiner, R., Glasziou, P., Newson, A., Carter, S. (2015). "What should happen before asymptomatic men decide whether or not to have a PSA test?" A report on three community juries. Medical Journal of Australia, 203(8), 335.e1-335.e6. [More Information]
  • Smit, A., Keogh, L., Newson, A., Hersch, J., Butow, P., Cust, A. (2015). Exploring the Potential Emotional and Behavioural Impact of Providing Personalised Genomic Risk Information to the Public: A Focus Group Study. Public Health Genomics, 18(5), 309-317. [More Information]
  • Deans, Z., Clarke, A., Newson, A. (2015). For your interest? The ethical acceptability of using non-invasive prenatal testing to test 'purely for information'. Bioethics, 29(1), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Kilham, H., Isaacs, D., Kerridge, I., Newson, A. (2015). Rethinking Pediatric Ethics Consultations. The American Journal of Bioethics, 15(5), 26-28. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2015). Synthetic Biology: Ethics, Exceptionalism and Expectations. Macquarie Law Journal (Online), 15, 45-58.
  • Newson, A. (2015). The value of clinical ethics support in Australian health care. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(11), 568-569. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Lipworth, W. (2015). Why should ethics approval be required prior to publication of health promotion research? Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 26(3), 170-175. [More Information]
  • Savard, J., Mooney-Somers, J., Newson, A., Kerridge, I. (2014). Australians' knowledge and perceptions of direct-to-consumer personal genome testing. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(1), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Hens, K., Dondorp, W., Handyside, A., Harper, J., Newson, A., Pennings, G., Rehmann-Sutter, C., de Wert, G. (2013). Dynamics and ethics of comprehensive preimplantation genetic testing: a review of the challenges. Human reproduction update, 19(4), 366-375. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Biller-Andorno, N., Ter Meulen, R. (2013). Synthetic biology for human health: issues for ethical discussion and policy-making. Bioethics, 27(8), ii-iii. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2012). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 17: a paramedic sustains a bite while attending a callout and the assailant refuses testing for HIV or hepatitis C: what should we do? Clinical Ethics, 7(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Deans, Z., Newson, A. (2012). Ethical considerations for choosing between possible models for using NIPD for aneuploidy detection. Journal of Medical Ethics, 38(10), 614-618. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2011). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 16: A request from an accident and emergency department - should we give our patient a blood transfusion? Clinical Ethics, 6, 154-158. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2011). Current ethical issues in synthetic biology: where should we go from here? Accountability in Research: policies and quality assurance, 18(3), 181-193. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Deans, Z. (2011). Should non-invasiveness change informed consent procedures for prenatal diagnosis? Health Care Analysis, 19(2), 122-132. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Leonard, S. (2010). Childhood genetic testing for familial cancer: should adoption make a difference? Familial Cancer, 9(1), 37-42. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2010). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 10: For the record: Should our patients relatives be able to record her treatment? Clinical Ethics, 5, 57-62. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2010). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 9: Should we inform our patient about animal products in his medicine? Clinical Ethics, 5, 7-12. [More Information]
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Deans, Z., Attwood, S., Haynes, S., Marteau, T. (2010). Will the introduction of non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing erode informed choices? An experimental study of health care professionals. Patient Education and Counseling, 78(1), 24-28. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee case 5: Should we discharge our vulnerable patient to a family who seem unable to look after her? Clinical Ethics, 4, 6-11. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee case 6: Our patient wishes to take an unlisted drug even though we're not sure of his diagnosis. Clinical Ethics, 4, 59-63. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical ethics committee case 7: our young patient is in heart failure but has multiple co-morbidities. How can we best care for him and his family? Clinical Ethics, 4, 111-115. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 8: Should we carry out a predictive genetic test in our young patient? Clinical Ethics, 4, 169-172. [More Information]
  • Fournier, V., Rari, E., Forde, R., Neitzke, G., Pegoraro, R., Newson, A. (2009). Clinical ethics consultation in Europe: a comparative and ethical review of the role of patients. Clinical Ethics, 4, 131-138. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Depression under stress: ethical issues in genetic testing. British Journal of Psychiatry, 195(3), 189-190. [More Information]
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Attwood, S., Ma, R., Masturzo, B., Pajkrt, E., Marteau, T. (2009). Is informed choice in prenatal testing universally valued? A population-based survey in Europe and Asia. BJOG, 116(7), 880-885. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Personal genomics as an interactive web broadcast. The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(6/7), 27-29. [More Information]
  • Ballantyne, A., Newson, A., Luna, F., Ashcroft, R. (2009). Prenatal Diagnosis and Abortion for Congenital Abnormalities: Is It Ethical to Provide One Without the Other? The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(8), 48-56. [More Information]
  • Ballantyne, A., Newson, A., Luna, F., Ashcroft, R. (2009). Response to open peer commentaries on "Prenatal diagnosis and abortion for congenital abnormalities: is it ethical to provide one without the other?". The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(8), W6-7. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). The role of patients in clinical ethics support: a snapshot of practices and attitudes in the United Kingdom. Clinical Ethics, 4(3), 139-145. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Neitzke, G., Reiter-Theil, S. (2009). The role of patients in European clinical ethics consultation. Clinical Ethics, 4, 109-110. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Sheather, J. (2008). Commentary: Consent and confidentiality in publishing--the view of the BMJ's ethics committee. BMJ, 337, a1232-a1232. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2008). Ethical aspects arising from non-invasive fetal diagnosis. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 13(2), 103-108. [More Information]
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Deans, Z., Marteau, T. (2008). Informed choice in prenatal testing: a survey among obstetricians and gynaecologists in Europe and Asia. Prenatal diagnosis, 28(13), 1238-1244. [More Information]
  • Savulescu, J., Hemsley, M., Newson, A., Foddy, B. (2006). Behavioural genetics: why eugenic selection is preferable to enhancement. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 23(2), 157-171. [More Information]
  • Duncan, R., Newson, A. (2006). Clinical genetics and the problem with unqualified confidentiality. The American Journal of Bioethics, 6(2), 41-43. [More Information]
  • Davey, A., Newson, A., O’Leary, P. (2006). Communication of Genetic Information within Families: The Case for Familial Comity. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 30(3), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2006). Should parental refusals of newborn screening be respected? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 15(2), 135-146. [More Information]

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Callaghan, S., Newson, A. (2014). Surrogacy, motherhood and Baby Gammy. BioNews, 766. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Newson, A., Wrigley, A. (2015). Identifying key developments, issues and questions relating to techniques of genome editing with engineered nucleases, (pp. 1 - 25). London, United Kingdom: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

2016

  • Doran, E., Kerridge, I., Jordens, C., Newson, A. (2016). Clinical ethics support in contemporary healthcare: Origins, practices, and evaluation. In E. Ferlie, K. Montgomery and A. R. Pedersen (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management, (pp. 164-187). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Newson, A. (2016). Compensated transnational surrogacy in Australia: Time for a comprehensive review. Medical Journal of Australia, 204(1), 33-35.e1. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., McDougall, R. (2016). Do We Need Ethical Theory to Achieve Quality Critical Engagement in Clinical Ethics? The American Journal of Bioethics, 16(9), 43-45. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Wilkinson, S., Wrigley, A. (2016). Ethical and legal issues in mitochondrial transfer. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 8(6), 589-591. [More Information]
  • Wilkinson, D., Barnett, C., Savulescu, J., Newson, A. (2016). Genomic intensive care: Should we perform genome testing in critically ill newborns? Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 101(2), 94-98. [More Information]
  • Smit, A., Keogh, L., Hersch, J., Newson, A., Butow, P., Williams, G., Cust, A. (2016). Public preferences for communicating personal genomic risk information: a focus group study. Health Expectations, in press. [More Information]
  • Skerman, J., Newson, A. (2016). Regulating Risk and the Boundaries of State Conduct: A Relational Perspective on Home Birth in Australia. The American Journal of Bioethics, 16(2), 19-21. [More Information]

2015

  • Degeling, C., Rychetnik, L., Pickles, K., Thomas, R., Doust, J., Gardiner, R., Glasziou, P., Newson, A., Carter, S. (2015). "What should happen before asymptomatic men decide whether or not to have a PSA test?" A report on three community juries. Medical Journal of Australia, 203(8), 335.e1-335.e6. [More Information]
  • Smit, A., Keogh, L., Newson, A., Hersch, J., Butow, P., Cust, A. (2015). Exploring the Potential Emotional and Behavioural Impact of Providing Personalised Genomic Risk Information to the Public: A Focus Group Study. Public Health Genomics, 18(5), 309-317. [More Information]
  • Deans, Z., Clarke, A., Newson, A. (2015). For your interest? The ethical acceptability of using non-invasive prenatal testing to test 'purely for information'. Bioethics, 29(1), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Wrigley, A. (2015). Identifying key developments, issues and questions relating to techniques of genome editing with engineered nucleases, (pp. 1 - 25). London, United Kingdom: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
  • Kilham, H., Isaacs, D., Kerridge, I., Newson, A. (2015). Rethinking Pediatric Ethics Consultations. The American Journal of Bioethics, 15(5), 26-28. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2015). Synthetic Biology: Ethics, Exceptionalism and Expectations. Macquarie Law Journal (Online), 15, 45-58.
  • Newson, A. (2015). The value of clinical ethics support in Australian health care. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(11), 568-569. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Lipworth, W. (2015). Why should ethics approval be required prior to publication of health promotion research? Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 26(3), 170-175. [More Information]

2014

  • Savard, J., Mooney-Somers, J., Newson, A., Kerridge, I. (2014). Australians' knowledge and perceptions of direct-to-consumer personal genome testing. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(1), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Callaghan, S., Newson, A. (2014). Surrogacy, motherhood and Baby Gammy. BioNews, 766. [More Information]

2013

  • Hens, K., Dondorp, W., Handyside, A., Harper, J., Newson, A., Pennings, G., Rehmann-Sutter, C., de Wert, G. (2013). Dynamics and ethics of comprehensive preimplantation genetic testing: a review of the challenges. Human reproduction update, 19(4), 366-375. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Biller-Andorno, N., Ter Meulen, R. (2013). Synthetic biology for human health: issues for ethical discussion and policy-making. Bioethics, 27(8), ii-iii. [More Information]

2012

  • Newson, A. (2012). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 17: a paramedic sustains a bite while attending a callout and the assailant refuses testing for HIV or hepatitis C: what should we do? Clinical Ethics, 7(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Deans, Z., Newson, A. (2012). Ethical considerations for choosing between possible models for using NIPD for aneuploidy detection. Journal of Medical Ethics, 38(10), 614-618. [More Information]

2011

  • Newson, A. (2011). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 16: A request from an accident and emergency department - should we give our patient a blood transfusion? Clinical Ethics, 6, 154-158. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2011). Current ethical issues in synthetic biology: where should we go from here? Accountability in Research: policies and quality assurance, 18(3), 181-193. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2011). Population screening. In Angus Dawson (Eds.), Public Health Ethics: Key Concepts and Issues in Policy and Practice, (pp. 118-142). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Newson, A., Deans, Z. (2011). Should non-invasiveness change informed consent procedures for prenatal diagnosis? Health Care Analysis, 19(2), 122-132. [More Information]

2010

  • Newson, A., Leonard, S. (2010). Childhood genetic testing for familial cancer: should adoption make a difference? Familial Cancer, 9(1), 37-42. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2010). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 10: For the record: Should our patients relatives be able to record her treatment? Clinical Ethics, 5, 57-62. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2010). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 9: Should we inform our patient about animal products in his medicine? Clinical Ethics, 5, 7-12. [More Information]
  • Leonard, S., Newson, A. (2010). Ethical Perspectives. In Clara L Gaff, Carma L Bylund (Eds.), Family Communication about Genetics: Theory and Practice, (pp. 199-214). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Deans, Z., Attwood, S., Haynes, S., Marteau, T. (2010). Will the introduction of non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing erode informed choices? An experimental study of health care professionals. Patient Education and Counseling, 78(1), 24-28. [More Information]

2009

  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee case 5: Should we discharge our vulnerable patient to a family who seem unable to look after her? Clinical Ethics, 4, 6-11. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee case 6: Our patient wishes to take an unlisted drug even though we're not sure of his diagnosis. Clinical Ethics, 4, 59-63. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical ethics committee case 7: our young patient is in heart failure but has multiple co-morbidities. How can we best care for him and his family? Clinical Ethics, 4, 111-115. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Clinical Ethics Committee Case 8: Should we carry out a predictive genetic test in our young patient? Clinical Ethics, 4, 169-172. [More Information]
  • Fournier, V., Rari, E., Forde, R., Neitzke, G., Pegoraro, R., Newson, A. (2009). Clinical ethics consultation in Europe: a comparative and ethical review of the role of patients. Clinical Ethics, 4, 131-138. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Depression under stress: ethical issues in genetic testing. British Journal of Psychiatry, 195(3), 189-190. [More Information]
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Attwood, S., Ma, R., Masturzo, B., Pajkrt, E., Marteau, T. (2009). Is informed choice in prenatal testing universally valued? A population-based survey in Europe and Asia. BJOG, 116(7), 880-885. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). Personal genomics as an interactive web broadcast. The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(6/7), 27-29. [More Information]
  • Ballantyne, A., Newson, A., Luna, F., Ashcroft, R. (2009). Prenatal Diagnosis and Abortion for Congenital Abnormalities: Is It Ethical to Provide One Without the Other? The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(8), 48-56. [More Information]
  • Ballantyne, A., Newson, A., Luna, F., Ashcroft, R. (2009). Response to open peer commentaries on "Prenatal diagnosis and abortion for congenital abnormalities: is it ethical to provide one without the other?". The American Journal of Bioethics, 9(8), W6-7. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2009). The role of patients in clinical ethics support: a snapshot of practices and attitudes in the United Kingdom. Clinical Ethics, 4(3), 139-145. [More Information]
  • Newson, A., Neitzke, G., Reiter-Theil, S. (2009). The role of patients in European clinical ethics consultation. Clinical Ethics, 4, 109-110. [More Information]

2008

  • Newson, A., Sheather, J. (2008). Commentary: Consent and confidentiality in publishing--the view of the BMJ's ethics committee. BMJ, 337, a1232-a1232. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2008). Ethical aspects arising from non-invasive fetal diagnosis. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 13(2), 103-108. [More Information]
  • van den Heuvel, A., Chitty, L., Dormandy, E., Newson, A., Deans, Z., Marteau, T. (2008). Informed choice in prenatal testing: a survey among obstetricians and gynaecologists in Europe and Asia. Prenatal diagnosis, 28(13), 1238-1244. [More Information]

2007

  • Newson, A. (2007). Personhood and Moral Status. In R. E. Ashcroft & A. Dawson & Heather Draper (Eds.), Principles of Health Care Ethics, (pp. 277-283). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.

2006

  • Savulescu, J., Hemsley, M., Newson, A., Foddy, B. (2006). Behavioural genetics: why eugenic selection is preferable to enhancement. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 23(2), 157-171. [More Information]
  • Duncan, R., Newson, A. (2006). Clinical genetics and the problem with unqualified confidentiality. The American Journal of Bioethics, 6(2), 41-43. [More Information]
  • Davey, A., Newson, A., O’Leary, P. (2006). Communication of Genetic Information within Families: The Case for Familial Comity. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 30(3), 161-166. [More Information]
  • Newson, A. (2006). Should parental refusals of newborn screening be respected? Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 15(2), 135-146. [More Information]

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