Dr. Tamar Nov Klaiman (Ph.D.)

Research Associate
Ethics of Medicine
Phone: 0821 598 xx
Address: Gutenbergstraße 7, 86356 Neusäß
Postal address: Universitätsstraße 2, 86159 Augsburg

Further Information

Tamar Nov Klaiman completed her PhD in the department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, in 2023. Prior to this, she studied genetic counselling and practiced as a genetic counsellor in Israel. Her areas of research include bioethics and policies in the field of reproductive technologies and biobanks. Her PhD was an investigation of social meanings and practices of new prenatal technologies. She has published her results in international peer-reviewed journals and invited book chapters. Currently, she is working with Ruth Horn on a comparative project focusing on NIPT (Non-invasive prenatal testing) in England, France and Germany.


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Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Raz Aviad E., Hashiloni-Dolev Yael. A test of faith? Attitudes of ultraorthodox Jewish parents of children with down syndrome toward prenatal testing. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2022.2070059
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Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Bowman-Smart Hilary, Horn Ruth. Negotiating severity behind the scenes: prenatal testing in Germany. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41431-024-01612-z
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Raz Aviad E., Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Hashiloni-Dolev Yael, Foth Hannes, Schües Christina, Rehmann-Sutter Christoph. Comparing Germany and Israel regarding debates on policy-making at the beginning of life: PGD, NIPT and their paths of routinization. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00481-021-00652-z
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Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Foth Hannes, Hashiloni-Dolev Yael. Non-invasive prenatal testing in Germany and Israel: a matter of course or a matter of discourse?. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839459881-005
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Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Frisman Marina, Raz Aviad E., Rehmann-Sutter Christoph. Views on disability and prenatal testing among families with Down syndrome and disability activists: a comparative analysis of interviews from Germany and Israel. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115021
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Rehmann-Sutter Christoph, Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Hashiloni-Dolev Yael, König Anika, Reinsch Stefan, Raz Aviad. What does prenatal testing mean for women who have tested?. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839459881-013
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Ravitsky Vardit, Roy Marie-Christine, Haidar Hazar, Henneman Lidewij, Marshall John, Newson Ainsley J., Ngan Olivia M. Y., Nov-Klaiman Tamar. The emergence and global spread of noninvasive prenatal testing. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-genom-083118-015053
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Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Raz Aviad E., Hashiloni‐Dolev Yael. Attitudes of Israeli parents of children with Down syndrome toward non‐invasive prenatal screening and the scope of prenatal testing. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgc4.1162
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Hashiloni‐Dolev Yael, Nov-Klaiman Tamar, Raz Aviad. Pandora's pregnancy: NIPT, CMA, and genome sequencing - a new era for prenatal genetic testing. https://doi.org/10.1002/pd.5495
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