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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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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REGISTER NOW! 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

Registration is now available online!

Conference Description

Religion and medicine have historica...

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After Hobby Lobby:
What Is Caesar's, What Is God's?

Thursday, May 07, 2015 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Pre-Conference Session

As prelude to the 2015 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference, “La...

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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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Kansas Limits Abortion Method, Opening a New Line of Attack

New York Times, April 7, 2015
by Erik Eckholm

Kansas on Tuesday became the first state to sharply restrict or alter the most common technique use...

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Why doctors let a Jehovah’s Witness and her unborn baby die

Washington Post, April 7, 2015
by Elahe Izadi

[...] “Refusal of a lifesaving intervention by an informed patient is generally wel...

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Johns Hopkins Faces Lawsuit Over Global STD Research

The Kojo Nnamdi Show, April 7, 2015
by Kojo Nnamdi, interviewing Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

Between 1945 and 1956, American researchers knowingly exposed hundreds of Guatemalan villagers to s...

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California Faith Groups Divided Over Right-To-Die Bill

NPR Health, April 3, 2015
by Pauline Bartolone

[...] Many Christian denominations officially oppose physician-aided dying. But Peg Sandeen&nb...

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Contrived Threats v. Uncontrived Warnings:

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2016
by Professor Einer Elhauge (Founding Director)

Professor Einer Elhauge has posted an updated version of his article, “Contrived Threats and...

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Johns Hopkins Sued For $1 Billion Over Unethical STD Study

BuzzFeed News, April 2, 2015
by Azeen Ghorayshi, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

More than 780 people filed a $1 billion lawsuit Wednesday against Johns Hopkins University over exp...

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Johns Hopkins Sued for Guatemala Experiments

The Scientist, April 2, 2015
by Tracy Vence, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

Johns Hopkins University and other institutions are facing an up-to-$1 billion l...

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Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

The Baltimore Sun, April 1, 2015
by Scott Dance, quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dol...

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Indiana woman jailed for “feticide.”

Washington Post, April 1, 2015
by Sarah Kaplan

[...] McGuire, who is obligated to report cases of suspected child abuse, called the police,&n...

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Johns Hopkins sued over STD study in Guatemala:

Al Jazeera America, April 1, 2015

More than 770 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a serie...

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Arizona Orders Doctors to Say Abortions With Drugs May Be Reversible

New York Times, March 31, 2015
by Rick Rojas

PHOENIX — Once again, Arizona finds itself on the frontier of anti-abortion legislation: Late...

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An Interview with I. Glenn Cohen on Selling Human Organs

Talks on Law, March 2015
by Joel Cohen interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen joins Joel Cohen from Talks on Law to discuss selling human organs....

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Clinical Trial Design

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Clinical Trial Design
Harvard Catalyst, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: April 01, 2015

Clinical Trial Design (CTD) is an opportunity for new clinical investigators who have an idea for d...

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Ethics Compliance Advisor

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Ethics Compliance Advisor
Queen's University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Position Title: Ethics Compliance Advisor
Department: University Research Services
Position Number:...

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Research Director

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Research Director
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Come work with us! The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University invites applications...

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Faculty Position: Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics

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Faculty Position: Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics
Rutgers University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Rutgers University is pleased to announce its search for the first Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioet...

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Clinical Ethicist

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Clinical Ethicist
Memorial Health System

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 295-394
Job Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Position Type:&...

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Just Food?:
Forum on Justice in the Food System

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

A conference exploring the intersections between social, economic, and environmental justice in the...

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Indiana’s HIV Spike Prompts New Calls For Needle Exchanges Statewide

NPR, March 28, 2015
by Jake Harper

Shane Avery practices family medicine in Scott County, Ind. In December, a patient came to his offi...

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DNA of ‘an entire nation’ assessed:

BBC News, March 26, 2015
by James Gallagher

The feat was performed by combining DNA data with family trees.

The team say they could now find e...

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Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive

New York Times, March 25, 2015
by Daniel E. Slotnik

[...] Dr. Gopal, who also gave Jacob a physical examination, said she accepted a residency program...

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“My Body, My Bank”

Texas Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 4, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

This essay reviews Kara Swanson’s "Banking on...

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With Expansion of Medicaid, Some States Are Identifying More New Diabetes Cases

New York Times, March 23, 2015
by Sabrina Tavernise

The number of new diabetes cases identified among poor Americans has surged in states tha...

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If You’re Going To Die Soon, Do You Really Need Statins?

NPR, March 23, 2015
by Nancy Shute

It's easy to get put on statins, and it can be surprisingly hard to get off them. That's tr...

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Shaken Science:

Washington Post, March 20, 2015
by Debbie Cenziper, Lauryn Schroeder, Sophia Bollag, and Anna Zambelli

[...] Testing has been unable to show whether violent shaking can produce the bleeding and swe...

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Families Matter:
Ethically, Legally, and Clinically

Friday, March 20, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Program

We often talk, in bioethics, about individual autonomy. Yet our most challenging ethi...

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