Dumitru, Ana Maria
3 Articles at Lifeissues.net

(2017) Ana Maria Dumitru is a fifth-year MD/PhD candidate at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.


The Embryo Orphanage: A Cautionary Tale

As long as complicit bystanders refrain from voicing dissent, embryo destruction will continue to masquerade as a practical, commonplace business, rather than the social cancer it truly is.

Date posted: 2017-05-22

Fertility Awareness-Based Family Planning: Good for Both Body and Soul

Fertility-awareness based methods of family planning are not only safe, economical, and effective. They also empower women and couples to understand, respect, and work with their bodies.

Date posted: 2017-04-01

Science, Embryonic Autonomy, and the Question of When Life Begins

The truth is that science already has answered this question, loud and clear. It's really pretty simple. You take an egg from a female and a sperm cell from a male. The sperm penetrates the egg. And now you have one cell with the complete amount of genetic material needed for everything a human could ever want to do. A new study demonstrates that human embryos autonomously direct their own development from the very earliest moments of life - even when they are not in their mothers' wombs.

Date posted: 2017-02-09