Categories for Bioethics

Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014

July 1, 2013 1:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014

The registration is now open for the conference sponsored by the Brocher Fondation and organized by Andreas Frewer (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany), Ulf Schmidt (University of Kent, UK), Professor Dominique Sprumont (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) on the topic of ‘Research Within Bounds – Protecting Human Participants in Modern Medicine and the Declaration of Helsinki, 1964 – 2014‘. The aim of... View Article

CFP: Impact Ethics in Atlanta, ASHB 2013

June 20, 2013 2:21 am Published by Comments Off on CFP: Impact Ethics in Atlanta, ASHB 2013

The deadline for applications to discuss impact ethics at the ASBH 15th annual meeting in Atlanta is June 24, 2013. There is no charge to participate but applications are required. “Impact ethics” is bioethics scholarship, teaching, and advocacy that strive to demonstrably and meaningfully improve health care through acts of whistle-blowing, investigative research, working with journalists in challenging existing orthodoxies,... View Article

“Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

April 19, 2013 12:49 am Published by Comments Off on “Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

Our next Culpeper Seminar Series talk will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Kaushik Sunder Rajan, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology & of Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, will give a paper titled “Can the lab rat speak? Speculations on the constitution of the experimental subject... View Article

CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

March 22, 2013 7:27 am Published by Comments Off on CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

Pacific University‘s Center for Gender Equity and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program invite submissions for its 2nd interdisciplinary conference for untenured faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates of all disciplines. The relationships among gender, sexuality and the body will be this year’s theme. Keynote speaker will be Natalie Boero, the author of the recently acclaimed book Killer Fat, will discuss... View Article

Race and Genomics/Genetics

February 23, 2013 7:26 am Published by Comments Off on Race and Genomics/Genetics

The Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco, is glad to announce the talk by Dr Barbara Koenig on ‘Race and Genomics/Genetics’, for Wednesday March 6, Laurel Heights Campus, Noon-1:30 PM. Barbara Koenig is Adjunct Professor at the UCSF Institute for Health and Aging. The mission of the Center on Social Disparities in Health is to... View Article

From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

February 8, 2013 4:46 am Published by Comments Off on From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology

The Hastings Law Journal and the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy invite you to our upcoming conference entitled “From Bench to Society: Law and Ethics at the Frontier of Genomic Technology.” Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 8am to 6:30pm Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor) 200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law Schedule: 8:00 –... View Article

“Bend it like Beckham”: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

December 1, 2012 9:53 am Published by Comments Off on “Bend it like Beckham”: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

The next Culpeper Seminar Series is next Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Silvia Camporesi, PhD, Centre for the Humanities & Health, King’s College London, will present a paper titled: “Bend it like Beckham: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential”. Silvia has a background in Medical Biotechnology... View Article

Let the Games begin!

July 27, 2012 12:47 am Published by Comments Off on Let the Games begin!

Hiya from London! The Games are officially opening in only a few hours, with the Opening Ceremony kicking off tonight at 9 pm, 12 pm Pacific Time. I am very excited to be participating in these Olympics as a ‘Gamesmaker’, an Olympic volunteer. In particular, I will be working for the Language Team, interpreting from English to my mother-tongue Italian... View Article

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