Brain Reanimation

TitleBrain Reanimation
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsSkipper, RB, Connolly, P, Currie, RA, Jones, C, Pease, H
Date Published2017
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
AbstractDr. Ira Pastor, the CEO of Biquark, has proposed brain reanimation via the introduction of stem cells into the central nervous system in addition to other therapies such as nerve stimulation. These treatments might help revive brain dead individuals. However, brain-dead patients are a primary source of donated organs and a single donor is capable of saving up to eight lives and improving the livelihood of up to one hundred people via tissue donation.
NotesCase from the 2018 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit nd/4.0/. © 2017 Robert Skipper, Peggy Connolly, Robert A. Currie, Cynthia Jones, and Heather Pease.