Tom welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Kahn to Studio A. Dr. Kahn is the director of the Berman Center of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. Folks in his field think about things like the ethical ramifications of research, how doctors interact with patients, public health policy, and global approaches to things like food distribution and allocation of medicine

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Researchers are now capable of creating a human embryo from the DNA of three people. Our Jeffrey Kahn joins the conversation – Listen now

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A new consensus report issued by the Institute of Medicine finds that research into mitochondrial replacement techniques (MRTs), where an embryo has genetic information from three people, is “ethically permissible,” and should be allowed to move forward under limited conditions. With comments from our Jeffrey Kahn, chair of the IOM committee

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When women have defective mitochondria, their children can inherit terrible, sometimes fatal problems. A new technology could help. PBS News Hour learns more from our Jeffrey Kahn

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