Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Mary and Philip Seeman Health Law, Policy & Ethics Seminar


Leigh Turner
University of Minnesota, Centre for Bioethics

Stem Cell Commercialization and Regulatory Failure

Thursday April 2, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Solarium (FA2)

Leigh Turner is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics, School of Public Health, and College of Pharmacy. With co-editors Jill Hodges and Ann Marie Kimball, Turner edited Risks and Challenges in Medical Tourism: Understanding the Global Market for Health Services (Praeger, 2012). With Raymond De Vries, Kristina Orfali, and Charles Bosk, Turner edited The View from Here: Bioethics and the Social Sciences (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007). Turner’s research addresses ethical, legal, and regulatory issues associated with clinics engaged in direct-to-consumer marketing of unproven and unlicensed cell-based interventions. Turner is also the author of numerous publications examining ethical issues related transnational medical travel (also known as “medical tourism”) and globalization of health care.

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