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Dr Debra Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Specialising in Medical Law, she has a strong interest in both the regulation of assisted reproductive technologies and issues in relation to the ability of a parent/guardian to consent to medical treatment for a child. She has written and presented widely in relation to assisted reproduction, and is the author of two chapters in a leading NZ text on Child Law in this area. A current Erskine Fellow at Cambridge and Rutherford Visiting Scholar at Trinity College, Debra has previously been a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University and an Erskine Visiting Fellow at Oxford. She is currently the Primary Investigator on a three year externally funded (NZ Law Foundation) project entitled "Te Kohuki Ture Kopu Whangai: Rethinking Surrogacy Laws".