Inmaculada de Melo-Martin

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Patenting and the gender gap: should women be encouraged to patent more?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Department of Public Health, Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 E 67th Street, LA 211, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 19:491-504. 2013
  2. pmc Interpreting evidence: why values can matter as much as science
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork, NY 10065, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 55:59-70. 2012
  3. doi request reprint An undignified bioethics: there is no method in this madness
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 E 67th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Bioethics 26:224-30. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Defending human enhancement technologies: unveiling normativity
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Med Ethics 36:483-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Human dignity in international policy documents: a useful criterion for public policy?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Bioethics 25:37-45. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Creating reflective spaces: interactions between philosophers and biomedical scientists
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 E 69th Street, NewYork, NY 10021, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 52:39-47. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A duty to participate in research: does social context matter?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Division of Medical Ethics, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:28-36. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Strangers no more: genuine interdisciplinarity
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College Division of Medical Ethics, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:16-7; discussion W4-6. 2008
  9. pmc Beyond risk. A more realistic risk-benefit analysis of agricultural biotechnologies
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    EMBO Rep 9:302-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Beyond informed consent: the therapeutic misconception and trust
    I de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 E 69th Street, New York, NY, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:202-5. 2008

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Patenting and the gender gap: should women be encouraged to patent more?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Department of Public Health, Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 E 67th Street, LA 211, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 19:491-504. 2013
    ..The purpose of this paper is to call into question these two assumptions...
  2. pmc Interpreting evidence: why values can matter as much as science
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork, NY 10065, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 55:59-70. 2012
    ..If our claims are correct, then in order to move the debate forward, scientists will need to engage in a critical discussion about the values at stake...
  3. doi request reprint An undignified bioethics: there is no method in this madness
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 402 E 67th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Bioethics 26:224-30. 2012
    ..e. a bioethics without dignity, but to a bioethics without much ethics at all...
  4. doi request reprint Defending human enhancement technologies: unveiling normativity
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Med Ethics 36:483-7. 2010
    ..Once these problematic assumptions are rejected, it becomes clear that an adequate defence of human enhancement technologies requires more than a simple balance of their risks and benefits...
  5. doi request reprint Human dignity in international policy documents: a useful criterion for public policy?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Bioethics 25:37-45. 2011
    ..I then discuss how they have influenced public policy in several countries. Finally, I show that although these Council of Europe treaties attempt to serve as public policy guides in the area of embryo research, they fail to do so...
  6. doi request reprint Creating reflective spaces: interactions between philosophers and biomedical scientists
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 E 69th Street, NewYork, NY 10021, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 52:39-47. 2009
    ..The article concludes with a consideration of some of the challenges that such collaborations face...
  7. doi request reprint A duty to participate in research: does social context matter?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Division of Medical Ethics, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:28-36. 2008
    ..By reflecting on the social context in which a presumed duty to participate in research will obtain, this article shows that decontextualized discussions of this putative moral obligation are problematic...
  8. doi request reprint Strangers no more: genuine interdisciplinarity
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Weill Cornell Medical College Division of Medical Ethics, 411 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:16-7; discussion W4-6. 2008
  9. pmc Beyond risk. A more realistic risk-benefit analysis of agricultural biotechnologies
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    EMBO Rep 9:302-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Beyond informed consent: the therapeutic misconception and trust
    I de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 E 69th Street, New York, NY, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:202-5. 2008
    ..We show that concerns about misplaced trust and exploitation of such trust are also relevant, and ought to be taken into account, when considering why the therapeutic misconception matters ethically...
  11. ncbi request reprint Should professional associations sanction conscientious refusals?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:23-4. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Researching human oocyte cryopreservation: ethical issues
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:523-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate some ethical concerns related to the selection of participants for oocyte cryopreservation research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Can ethical reasoning contribute to better epidemiology? A case study in research on racial health disparities
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 E 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:215-21. 2007
    ..Scientific training should prepare scientists to engage in ethical reasoning not only because it will make them more responsible human beings, but also because it will make them better scientists...
  14. ncbi request reprint New methods for deriving embryonic stem cell lines: are the ethical problems solved?
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:1330-2. 2006
    ..The authors argue that a new method of deriving embryonic stem cell lines, which could be performed in conjunction with preimplantation genetic diagnosis, is unlikely to solve ethical concerns...
  15. ncbi request reprint The promise of the human papillomavirus vaccine does not confer immunity against ethical reflection
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Oncologist 11:393-6. 2006
    ..Although lay media might view an HPV vaccine as a panacea, a more complicated ethical reality exists, touching upon public knowledge, health care disparities, and parental consent for childhood vaccination...
  16. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: developing a research ethics consultation service to foster responsive and responsible clinical research
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Acad Med 82:900-4. 2007
    ..The authors conclude by describing the process of development and implementation of such a research ethics consultation service at Weill Medical College of Cornell University...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex selection and the procreative liberty framework
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 23:1-18. 2013
    ..As persuasive as this framework might be in relation to many aspects of reproduction, I argue that it is inappropriate when dealing with sex selection for social purposes...
  18. doi request reprint Clinical and Translational Science Awards: can they increase the efficiency and speed of clinical and translational research?
    Caren Heller
    Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Acad Med 84:424-32. 2009
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  19. pmc When ethics constrains clinical research: trial design of control arms in "greater than minimal risk" pediatric trials
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Hum Gene Ther 22:1121-7. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Chimeras and human dignity
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 18:331-46. 2008
    ..I next present opponents' assessments of such arguments. Finally I critically analyze both the critics' and the supporters' claims about whether chimera research threatens human dignity...
  21. doi request reprint How do disclosure policies fail? Let us count the ways
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 411 E 69th St, New York, NY 10021, USA cornell edu
    FASEB J 23:1638-42. 2009
    ..We argue here that such policies do little to help achieve these goals, and we suggest more effective alternatives...
  22. ncbi request reprint On cloning human beings
    Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
    St Mary s University, San Antonio, TX 78228, USA
    Bioethics 16:246-65. 2002
    ..Finally, I will maintain that because critics and especially supporters of this technology neglect the context in which human cloning is developed and might be implemented, their arguments are far from compelling...