Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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SAVE THE DATE: Specimen Science: Ethics and Policy Implications

Monday, November 16, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Many important advances in human health depend on the effective collection, storage, use, and shari...

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Law and Moral Enhancement:
A lecture by Julian Savulescu

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016

Julian Savulescu is Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, Director of The Oxford Centre for Neuroe...

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2015 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Come learn more about what the Petrie-Flom Center does and how you can get involved at this ga...

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AGENDA AVAILABLE!: Visible Solutions:
How Neuroimaging Helps Law Re-envision Pain

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Can brain imaging be a “pain-o-meter” that tells courts when a person is i...

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PAPER NOW AVAILABLE:

Journal of Law & the Biosciences (peer reviewed), forthcoming 2015
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow) and Carolyn Edelstein

Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has a new article forthcoming in 2015 on the regulatory c...

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What Veterans Affairs won’t pay for:

Washington Post, May 25, 2015
by Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

TAMPA — After Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillmann was paralyzed from the abdomen down in a bom...

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Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen: New Blood-Donor Policy, Same Gay Stigma

New York Times, May 21, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored an op-ed for the New York Times on the FD...

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Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: August 30, 2015

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

As members of the Bioethics Society o...

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Research Program Coordinator

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Research Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Research Program Coordinator will work with Berman Institute faculty members to coordinate and...

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Telemedicine Under Attack As Abortion Rights Supporters Seek More Options For Women

Kaiser Health News, May 19, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

The House of Representatives’ approval last week of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks br...

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Surge in Cases of H.I.V. Tests U.S. Policy on Needle Exchanges

New York Times, May 16, 2015
by Carl Hulse

WASHINGTON — In 1988, arch-conservative Senator Jesse Helms successfully pushed Congress to p...

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House Approves Revised Measure Banning Most Abortions After 20 Weeks

New York Times, May 13, 2015
by Emmarie Huetteman

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy,...

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Lecturer in Discipline: Bioethics

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Lecturer in Discipline: Bioethics
Columbia University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 0005660  
Field(s) of Specialization: Bioethics  
Position Title: Lec...

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Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

NPR, May 12, 2015
by Carrie Johnson

A Human Rights Watch report says more should be done to divert nonviolent inmates out of the correc...

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HHS rewrites Obamacare rules:

The Washington Times, May 11, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

The Obama administration on Monday ordered all insurers to provide IUD...

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2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and Health in America

Saturday, May 09, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join the conversation on Twitter! @PetrieFlom #lawreligionhealth

To request copies of se...

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Company Creates Bioethics Panel on Trial Drugs

New York Times, May 7, 2015
by Katie Thomas

Johnson & Johnson has appointed a nationally known bioethicist to create a panel that will...

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Identified Versus Statistical Lives - Book talk and discussion

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Building 1, room 1208, Thursday, May 7, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
by Featuring co-editors I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Nir Eyal, and Norman Daniels

The essays in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach address the identi...

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Israel Criticized For Leaving Pregnant Surrogates In Nepal

NPR, April 30, 2015
by Renee Montaigne, interviewing Debra Kamin

One of the more unexpected rescues from the Nepal earthquake is the evacuation of 26 newborn babies...

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Deadline: Applications reviewed upon receipt - Apply Now!

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Medical Center Line or University Ten...

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Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos

NPR, April 23, 2015
by Rob Stein

For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial step long c...

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Iowa Man Found Not Guilty of Sexually Abusing Wife With Alzheimer’s

New York Times, April 22, 2015
by Pam Belluck

An Iowa jury on Wednesday found Henry Rayhons not guilty of charges that he sexually abused his wif...

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Are All Abortions Equal?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has a new article on the criminalization of abortions.

Abstra...

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A Drug Trial’s Frayed Promise

New York Times, April 17, 2015
by Katie Thomas

Last fall, an article in The American Journal of Psychiatry caught the attention of speci...

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AMA Journal of Ethics Editor Position

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AMA Journal of Ethics Editor Position
American Medical Association

Deadline: Open until filled.

The AMA Journal of Ethics (JOE) is the American Medical Association's MEDLINE-indexed ethics pu...

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“Ending Institutional Corruption” conference, May 1-2

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, April 14, 2015

On Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, several Petrie-Flom Center affiliates will participate in th...

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Predicting the sick through personal trails of health data

News Works, April 14, 2015
by Todd Bookman, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] "I think there is a lot of interest in the area right now, and it is a great coming together...

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NOW ONLINE: I. Glenn Cohen Discusses Modern Fertility Technologies and Benefits

Chronicle (WCVB/ABC Boston), April 13, 2015
by Shayna Seymour, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Show Abstract: The birds and the bees are still important – but today's couples eage...

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More Proof That the Richer You Are, the Healthier You’ll Be:

Bloomberg Business, April 13, 2015
by John Tozzi

No matter how much you earn, people who earn more than you are likelier to be healthier and live lo...

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Transatlantic Lessons in Regulation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy:

Science, April 10, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), with Eli Adashi and Julian Savulescu

Cambridge, Mass., April 9, 2015 – A paper forthcoming on Friday in Science discusses the regu...

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Trio contrast approaches taken by Britain versus the US concerning mitochondrial replacement therapy

MedicalXpress, April 10, 2015
by Bob Yirka, citing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

Glenn Cohen, with Harvard University, Julian Savulescu, with the University of Oxford and Eli Adash...

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Is UK evaluation of reproductive tech a model for US?

MedicalXpress, April 10, 2015
by David Orenstein, citing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

When the United Kingdom resoundingly approved mitochondrial replacement therapy in Februa...

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Director of Bioethics

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Director of Bioethics
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Title:

Director of Bioethics for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS); Director of th...

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Moral Decisions in the Law:
What's the Brain Got to Do with It?

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, 3019
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Law – particularly criminal law – is infused with moral judgment and calls upon pr...

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Gilead’s $1,000 Pill Is Hard for States to Swallow:

Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2015
by Joseph Walker

A pricey pill made by Gilead Sciences Inc. caused Medicaid spending on hepatitis C t...

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