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Maeghan Toews

Maeghan Toews is a Research Associate at the Health Law Institute in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. Her research interests include examining the legal and ethical issues associated with genetics and genomics, organ donation and transplantation, rare diseases, and biomedical research. Maeghan is a recipient of the prestigious James Kreppner Fellowship awarded by Canadian Blood Services for her project, “Legal and Policy Strategies to Optimize Organ Donation in Alberta” where she examined issues such as incentives for organ donation, donation after cardio-circulatory death, presumed consent, and family override of consent for deceased donation.

A Place for Legal Scholarship in Organ Donation and Transplantation: My experiences under the James Kreppner Fellowship


Wednesday, November 09, 2016
The James Kreppner Award program supports legal research relevant to Canadian Blood Services. Research priorities for the James Kreppner Award include the legal and regulatory aspects of (a) donation, collection, storage, and use of blood, blood products, and hematopoietic stem cells; and (b) organ and tissue donation and transplantation. The 2016 James Kreppner Award will support one project with up to $50,000 for a period of one year. This year’s competition closes Nov. 30 2016.