Selected Publications

Books (Edited):

S. Golombok, R. Scott, J.B. Appleby, M. Richards, and S. Wilkinson, (eds.), Regulating Reproductive Donation, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Special Issues:

J. B. Appleby, R. Scott, and S. Wilkinson (eds.), ‘The Ethics of Mitochondrial Replacement’, Special Issue of Bioethics, 31(1), January 2017.

N. J. Williams, R. Scott and S. Wilkinson (eds.), ‘The Ethics of Uterus Transplantation’, Special Issue of Bioethics, 32(8), October 2018.

Journal Articles:

J. B. Appleby, R. Scott, and S. Wilkinson, ‘The Ethics of Mitochondrial Replacement’, Bioethics, 31 (1): 2-6, 2017.

J. B. Appleby , ‘The Ethical Challenges of the Clinical Introduction of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques, Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy, 18: 501-514, 2015.

J. B. Appleby, ‘Should Mitochondrial Donation be Anonymous?’, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 43(2): 261-280, 2016.

R. Brandt, S. Wilkinson, and N. Williams. ‘The Donation and Sale of Human Eggs and Sperm’. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2017 Edition), E. N. Zalta (ed.),, 2017.

R. Brandt, ‘The Transfer and Delegation of Responsibilities for Genetic Offspring in Gamete Provision‘, Journal of Applied Philosophy, (Early View).

R. Brandt, ‘Mitochondrial Donation and ‘The Right to Know’, Journal of Medical Ethics, 42: 678-684, 2016.

R. Brandt, Sperm, Clinics and Parenthood, Bioethics, 30(8): 618-627, 2016.

L. O’Donovan, N.J. Williams and S. Wilkinson, ‘Ethical and Policy Issues Raised by Uterus Transplants‘, British Medical Bulletin, 131(1): 1-10, 2019.

C. Palacios-González and M. de Jesús Medina-Arellano. 2017. ‘Author’s Response to Peer Commentaries: Mexico’s Rule of Law and MRTs’. Journal of Law and the Biosciences, (Forthcoming).

C. Palacios-González. “Does Egg Donation for Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques Generate Parental Responsibilities?” Journal of Medical Ethics, (Forthcoming).

C. Palacios-González. ‘Are there moral differences between maternal spindle transfer and pronuclear transfer?’ Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy, (Online First), doi: 10.1007/s11019-017-9772-3.

C. Palacios-González and M. de Jesus Medina-Arellano. 2017. ‘Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques and Mexico’s Rule of Law: On the Legality of the First Maternal Spindle Transfer Case.’, Journal of Law and the Biosciences, 4 (1): 50-69, 2017.

S. Chan, C. Palacios-González, and M. de Jesús Medina Arellano. ‘Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques, Scientific Tourism, and the Global Politics of Science’. Hastings Center Report, 47(5): 7-9, 2017.

C. Palacios-González. ‘Chimeras intended for human gamete production: an ethical alternative?’ Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 35(4): 387-390, 2017.

C. Palacios-González, ‘Ethics of Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: A Habermasian Perspective’, Bioethics, 3(1): 27-36, 2017.

C. Palacios-González, ‘Resource Allocation and Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: Some Comments on de Melo-Martin and Harris’, The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 2(26): 278-287, 2017.

C. Palacios-González, Mitochondrial replacement techniques: egg donation, genealogy and eugenics, Monash Bioethics Review, 34: 37-51, 2016.

R. Scott, ‘Reproductive Health: Morals, Margins and Rights’, Modern Law Review (forthcoming).

R. Scott and S. Wilkinson, ‘Germline Genetic Modification and Identity: The Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genomes’, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming).

R. Scott, ‘Risks, Reasons and Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights and English Abortion Law’, 23 Medical Law Review, 24(1): 1-33, 2016.

R. Scott, ‘Reconsidering “Wrongful Life” in England after Thirty Years: Legislative Mistakes and Unjustifiable Anomalies’, The Cambridge Law Journal, 72(01): 115-154, 2013.

S. Wilkinson, ‘Exploitation in International Paid Surrogacy Arrangements’, Journal of Applied Philosophy, 33(2): 124-145 2016.

S. Wilkinson and N.J. Williams , ‘Public funding, social change and uterus transplants: A response to commentaries’, The Journal of Medical Ethics, 43: 572-573 2016.

A. Newson and S. Wilkinson, ‘Ethical and legal issues in mitochondrial transfer’, EMBO Molecular Medicine, 8: 589-591 2016.

S. Wilkinson, ‘Do We Need an Alternative ‘Relational’ Approach to Saviour Siblings?’, The Journal of Medical Ethics, 41: 927-928 2015.

S. Wilkinson and N. J. Williams, ‘Should Uterus Transplants be Publicly Funded?’, The Journal of Medical Ethics, 42: 559-565 2015.

A. Wrigley, S. Wilkinson, and J.B. Appleby, ‘Mitochondrial Replacement: Ethics and Identity’, Bioethics, 29(9): 631-638 2015.

S. Wilkinson, ‘Prenatal Screening, Reproductive Choice, and Public Health’, Bioethics, 29: 26-35 2015.

N. J. Williams, ‘Harms to Others and the Selection Against Disability View’, The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 2015. preprint.

N.J. Williams, ‘Should Deceased Donation be Morally Preferred in Uterine Transplantation Trials?‘, Bioethics, 30(6): 415-424, 2016.

Chapters in Books:

J.B. Appleby, ‘Regulating the Provision of Donor Information to Donor Conceived Persons: Is there Room for Improvement?’, in S. Golombok, R. Scott, J.B. Appleby, M. Richards, and S. Wilkinson, (eds.), Regulating Reproductive Donation, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016) 334-351.

J.B Appleby and A. J. Karnein, ‘On the moral importance of genetic ties in families’. In T. Freeman, S. Graham, F. Ebtehaj and M. Richards (eds.), Relatedness in Assisted Reproduction: Families, Origins and Identities, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016) 79-96.

R. Scott, ‘Egg-sharing, Motivation and Consent: Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues’, in S. Golombok, R. Scott, J.B. Appleby, M. Richards, and S. Wilkinson, (eds.), Regulating Reproductive Donation, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016) 259-292.

R. Scott, ‘Donor Conception and Information Disclosure: Welfare or Consent?’, in S. Devaney, A. Farrell, A. Mullock and C. Stanton (eds), Pioneering Healthcare Law: Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier (London: Routledge, 2015) 231-242.

S. Wilkinson, ‘Gamete Donor Motives, Payment, and Child Welfare’, in S. Golombok, R. Scott, J.B. Appleby, M. Richards, and S. Wilkinson, (eds.), Regulating Reproductive Donation, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015) 232-258.

Other Publications (e.g. editorials, encyclopaedia entries, letters, web publications, newspaper articles):

J.B. Appleby and S. Franklin, ‘Oocyte Donor Information – How Much is Enough?’, Editorial, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 30(3) 209-210 2015.

J.B. Appleby, R. Scott, and S. Wilkinson, ‘The ethics of Mitochondrial Replacement.’, Forthcoming, Bioethics.

J.B. Appleby, ‘Event Review: The Ethics of Mitochondrial Donation’, Bionews 822 2015.

J. B. Appleby and C. Palacios-González, ‘Event review: The ethics of ‘artificial gametes’, BioNews, 859 2016.

V. Ravitsky, J.B.  Appleby, S. Wilkinson, A. Wrigley, and A. Bredenoord. ‘Event review: the ethics of mitochondrial replacement therapy‘, BioNews 763 2014.

J. B. Appleby, R. Scott, and S. Wilkinson, ‘Is mitochondrial replacement therapy eugenic and incompatible with human dignity?‘ BioNews, 733 2013.

R. Brandt, ‘Event Review: Ethical questions in mitochondrial donation’. Bionews 865 2016.

R. Brandt, ‘Genetic Falacies’, The Forum for European Philosophy Blog, 2016.

R. Brandt, ‘Genetic Ties, Social Ties and Parental Responsibility’, Bionews 2015.

R. Brandt, ‘Medical Intervention Should not Define Legal Parenthood’, Bionews 801 2015.

S. Carter-Walshaw, Event Review: The ethics and regulation of in vitro gametogenesis. BioNews, 932, 2018.

H. H. Maung, Does It Matter Whether Infertility is a Disease? BioNews, 930, 2017.

L. O’Donovan and S. Waxman, ‘The Public Provision of ARTs in England: Old Arguments, New Inequalities’, Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, 2020.

C. Palacios-González, ‘Mitochondrial replacement therapies in Mexico and the USA – and the FDA’. BioNews 915, 2017.

C. Palacios-González, ‘Mitochondrial replacement techniques, Mexico and the legal unknowns’. BioNews 897, 2017.

C. Palacios-González, ‘The Mexican Mitochondrial Fiasco’ BioNews 871, 2016.

A. Newson and S. Wilkinson, ‘Should Australia Allow Mitochondrial Donation?’, Australian Science, 2016.

N.J. Williams, ‘Event Review: The ethics of uterus transplantation’, Bionews 873 2016.

N. J. Williams, ‘Uterus Transplantation Trials: Is Deceased Donation Morally Preferable?’, BioNews 820 2015.

N. J. Williams, L. O’Donovan and S. Wilkinson, ‘England’s Opt-Out Policy Consultation – Excluded Organs and Tissues’, Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, 2019

S. Wilkinson and N.J. Williams, ‘Should the NHS Pay for Womb Transplants?’, The Conversation, 2016.

M. Wilkinson and S. Wilkinson, ‘The Donation of Human Organs‘  In: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, Winter 2016.

A. Newson, S. Wilkinson, and A Wrigley, ‘Ethical and legal issues in mitochondrial transfer‘ EMBO Molecular Medicine, 8 589-591 2016.

S. Wilkinson, ‘The Sale of Human Organs’ (2nd edition), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2015 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.) Revised Thu Oct 22, 2015.

S. Wilkinson, ‘Decision to Allow ‘Three-Person IVF Should be Welcomed’, The Conversation, 2015.