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The University of Southampton
Clinical Ethics and Law at Southampton

Research projects

Through our research we aim to provide detailed and empirically grounded understandings of the social and ethical challenges that are created by developments in medical practice.

Our research is conducted within these areas:-

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Cell inspired artwork courtesy of the Elliott Group

Difficult decisions:

Expanded Preconception Carrier Screening

Framing the trajectories of decision-making in the context of predictive and prenatal genetic and genomic tests

Genetic testing of children for adult onset conditions

New technologies in childrens ICU

Ethical Decision-Making around Serious Self-Harm by Healthcare Professionals in a Forensic Adolescent Mental Health Unit

Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology

Complex Communications:

Communication of results from the 100,000 Genomes Project to relevant others

Consent and confidentiality in genetic medicine

Developing digital tools to facilitate genome sequencing clinical transition

Incidental Findings (IFs) from genetic tests

Re-contacting in mainstreaming genetics

Negotiating uncertainty:

Additional findings and whole genome sequencing

But what is my result?

EPPiGEN - Ethical Preparedness in Genomic Medicine

HCP attitudes towards refugees

The management of certainty and uncertainty in genetic findings

Professional views about aCGH testing

EPPiGEN:

Ethical Preparedness in Genomic Medicine

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