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AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: Post-Trial Responsibilities:

AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: Post-Trial Responsibilities:
Ethics and Implementation

September 18, 2014 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Registration for the conference is open now! Register online. Conference Description Who: Clinical research sponsors, investigators, funders, regulators, trial participants, and…
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Emerging Issues and New Frontiers for FDA Regulation

Emerging Issues and New Frontiers for FDA Regulation

October 20, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Washington, DC

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Food and Drug Law Institute are pleased to…
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Global Reproduction:

Global Reproduction:
Health, Law, and Human Rights in Surrogacy and Egg Donation

November 5, 2014 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

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Past

Bill of Health/Petrie-Flom reception at the 2014 ASLME Health Law Professors conference

Bill of Health/Petrie-Flom reception at the 2014 ASLME Health Law Professors conference

June 5, 2014 6:30 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Bin 55 (restaurant)
Marriott Marquis, lobby level, 780 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

All Bill of Health bloggers and readers and friends of the Petrie-Flom Center who are attending the annual ASLME Health…
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Biostatistics and FDA Regulation:

Biostatistics and FDA Regulation:
The Convergence of Science and Law

May 20, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Symposium Presented by the Drug Information Association (DIA), the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and…
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Reforming Brazilian Pharmaceutical Patent Policy:

Reforming Brazilian Pharmaceutical Patent Policy:
Lessons from the Past and the Road for the Future

April 23, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1010
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

In this lecture by Pedro Paranaguá, he will discuss the report issued by the Brazilian House of Representatives in 2013…
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Health Law Workshop: Matthew J.B. Lawrence

Health Law Workshop: Matthew J.B. Lawrence

April, 21, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the paper, "Rationing Justice." Matthew J.B. Lawrence is the 2013-2015 Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center. Lawrence earned a…
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Dallas Buyers Club:

Dallas Buyers Club:
Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion

April 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1010
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Students from across Harvard were invited to view a free screening of the Academy-award winning film Dallas Buyers Club and participate in…
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Hot Topics at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues:

Hot Topics at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues:
Plus Q&A on Careers in Law and Bioethics!

April 11, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Pound Hall 100
1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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This event featured an update from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues delivered by Michelle Groman (HLS '05), Associate Director at the…
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Book Launch: The Witch-Hunt Narrative:

Book Launch: The Witch-Hunt Narrative:
Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

April 10, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 2019A
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Please join us for the launch of Professor Ross E. Cheit's new book The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual…
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Health Law Workshop: David Gamage

Health Law Workshop: David Gamage

April 7, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download David Gamage's paper, "The Evolution of Health Care Reform: Should Risk Adjustment Become the Heart of Obamacare?". David Gamage is…
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Hot Topics in European Bio-Patent Law:

Hot Topics in European Bio-Patent Law:
Stem Cells, Genes, and More

April 2, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Langdell, Vorenberg Classroom - North (225)
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

This esteemed panel of leading patent experts, including members of the European Patent Office, addressed U.S. and European perspectives on…
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Current Legal Issues in HIV/AIDS Work

Current Legal Issues in HIV/AIDS Work

March 27, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1019
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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More than 30 years have passed since AIDS first appeared in the United States. Today the CDC estimates that 1.1…
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Health Law Workshop: Hank Greely

Health Law Workshop: Hank Greely

March 24, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download excerpts from Hank Greely's new book, The End of Sex: The Future of Human Reproduction, here. Hank Greely is Director for the Center…
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Evaluating the Revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

Evaluating the Revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

March 11, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 3018
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Video of this event is now available online! The DSM is the reference used by clinicians, researchers, and insurers to…
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Frances Kamm’s Bioethical Prescriptions:

Frances Kamm’s Bioethical Prescriptions:
Book Talk and Panel Discussion

February 24, 2014 2:00 to 3:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1019
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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We hosted this book talk and panel discussion for Professor Frances Kamm's latest book, Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and…
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Patents Without Patents:

Patents Without Patents:
Regulatory Incentives for Innovation in the Drug Industry

February 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1015
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

In the pharmaceutical industry, patents are the preeminent incentive for innovation in developing new drugs.  But patents aren’t the whole…
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Health Law Workshop: I. Glenn Cohen

Health Law Workshop: I. Glenn Cohen

February 17, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Professor Cohen's papers, "What (if anything) is Wrong with Human Enhancement? What (if anything) is Right With It?" and "This Is…
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Health Law Workshop: Kevin Outterson

Health Law Workshop: Kevin Outterson

February 03, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download Professor Outterson's paper: "New Business Models for Sustainable Antibiotics."  Kevin Outterson is a Professor of Law and the Professor of…
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Health Law Year in P/Review

Health Law Year in P/Review

January 31, 2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East B & C
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Video of this conference is now available at online! (See below for links to specific panels.) At our second Annual Health…
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Companies’ Global Health ‘Footprint’:

Companies’ Global Health ‘Footprint’:
Could Rating Help?

December 09, 2013 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Video of the full conference is available here.

Imagine a rating or accreditation system for companies' "global health footprint." Such a system would rigorously assess companies' overall impact…
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