The ethics of 'savior siblings'
Through genetic screening, the Trebing family was able to conceive a child who was a genetic match for a daughter with a terminal illness. A risky, but ultimately successful, bone marrow transplant followed. Their story raises the ethical dilemma of creating one life to save another.
- Beth Whitehouse: Reporter for Newsday and author of "The Match: Savior Siblings and one Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter."
- Jeffrey Kahn: Director of the Center for Bioethics and professor in the department of medicine at the University of Minnesota.