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Dr. Andy Miah

Prof. Francis Fukuyama, Johns Hopkins University, Author of The End of History, Our Posthuman Future said

Genetically Modified Athletes [by Andy Miah] provides a comprehensive analysis of how genetic technology will be used to enhance sports performance, and how our existing framework for dealing with the problem of sports doping is inadequate on both practical and ethical grounds.

Dr. Andy Miah is Lecturer in Media, Bioethics, and Cyberculture at University of Paisley, Scotland and Fellow in Visions of Utopia and Dystopia, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. His research is informed by an interest in applied philosophy, technology, and culture and he writes primarily on human enhancement technologies.
Andy is author of Genetically Modified Athletes: Biomedical Ethics, Gene Doping and Sport, Genes, Sports, and Ethics: A Response to Munthe in Research in Philosophy and Technology, Be Very Afraid: Cyborg Athletes, Transhuman Ideals & Posthumanity in Journal of Evolution & Technology, and Cyberspace, Genetics & Bioethics: Why Not a Public Engagement with Ethics in Public Understanding of Science. His next book will be The Medicalisation of Cyberspace.
He is on the Editorial Boards of Genomics, Society & Policy and Health Care Analysis. He is a member of the Yale University Bioethics Working Group, International Association of Bioethics Society of Applied Philosophy, and British Society for Ethical Theory.
Read his blogs, Bioethics and Sport, and Andy Miah’s Blog!