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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Summer Bioethics Research Internship

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for its 2016 summer student program...

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate re...

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Fellowship Programs

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicat...

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REGISTER NOW: Aligning Policy and People:
Why the Time is Right to Transform Advanced Care

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

Please join us for the inaugural event of the Project on Advanced Care and Health Poli...

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Football Players Health Study at Harvard University

Friday, June 03, 2016 3:45 - 4:45 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Boston University School of Law, Room 103
765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

Part of the 39th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference. In order to attend this panel,...

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2016 Annual Conference:
Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics

Friday, May 06, 2016
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please c...

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Tennessee Enacts Law Letting Therapists Refuse Patients On Religious Grounds

NPR, April 27, 2016
by Laura Wagner

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows mental health counselors and therapis...

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Dead man’s sperm

Mosaic: The Science of Life, April 26, 2016
by Jenny Morber, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from article:

[...] Where a man has made his wishes clear, the rights of the dead almost a...

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Abortion doctors would lose medical licenses under new Oklahoma bill

Washington Post, April 23, 2016
by Niraj Chokshi

Oklahoma is just a signature away from revoking the licenses of most doctors who perform abortions.

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Obese patients denied surgery in a third of areas in England

BBC News, April 22, 2016

Surgeons are worried overweight patients and smokers in England and Wales are being denied surgery...

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Vancouver Prescriptions for Addicts Gain Attention as Heroin and Opioid Use Rises

New York Times, April 21, 2016
by Dan Levin

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Dave Napio started doing heroin over four decades ago, at 11 ye...

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Summer 2016 Student Internship

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Summer 2016 Student Internship
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, 

Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law Sc...

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM

THE PETRIE-FLOM CENTER

STUDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, 2016-2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Center an...

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Zika:

Forbes, April 20, 2016
by Judy Stone

Alarming warnings to delay pregnancy for women in at-risk regions have been issued by the CDC, as w...

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Health Law Workshop: Robert Cook-Deegan

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the materials for the presentation: "Mining the Genomic Data Mountain: Legal and Poli...

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In IVF, Questions About ‘Mosaic’ Embryos

New York Times, April 18, 2016
by Kira Peikoff

[...] The test used on their embryo is called preimplantation genetic screening, or P.G.S., a&...

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Sperm Donor’s Profile Hid Mental Illness and Crime, Lawsuits Say

New York Times, April 17, 2016
by Christine Hauser

[...] Ms. Collins and Ms. Hanson, who live in Port Hope, Ontario, about 70 miles east of Toronto, w...

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Harvard Medical School’s 2016 Bioethics Conference:
Social Justice and Ethics Committees in Health Care: Core to our Mission or None of our Business?

Thursday, April 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Couldn't make it to the conference? Join the conversation on Twitter using #HMSABC!

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Petrie-Flom, 10 years on:

Harvard Law Today, April 14, 2016

On March 29, current and former affiliates of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotech...

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Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York Times, April 14, 2016
by Ian Austen

OTTAWA — The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday t...

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Most Doctors Unsure How to Discuss End-of-Life Care, Survey Says

Kaiser Health News, April 14, 2016
by Barbara Feder Ostrov

Doctors know it’s important to talk with their patients about end-of-life care.

But they&rsq...

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Boys to Men to Boys

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us for the event? Check out more information, including related publications and...

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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics

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Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics
Center for Ethics at Emory University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a scholar in ethics and a clinical field, public he...

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Associate Editor - Ethics

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Associate Editor - Ethics
American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

Associate Editor – Ethics

The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest...

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Call for Undergraduate Papers

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Call for Undergraduate Papers
Penn Bioethics

Deadline: June 12, 2016

Submit Your Work
Spring 2016 Call for Papers

All undergraduates are invited to submit their work f...

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Life Expectancy Study: It’s Not Just What You Make, It’s Where You Live

NPR, April 11, 2016
by Jim Zarroli

[...] Among the study's findings was that poor people in affluent cities such as San Francisco...

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When The Cost Of Care Triggers A Medical Deportation

NPR, April 9, 2016
by John Henning Schumann

[...] The best estimates suggest dozens or maybe a few hundred cases occur each year. I called seve...

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Abortion Providers In Utah Adapt To New Anesthesia Requirement

NPR, April 7, 2016
by Andrea Smardon

In Utah, a doctor performing an abortion will soon have to administer anesthesia after 20 weeks of...

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Signing Up Organ Donors in China Can Be an Uphill Battle

New York Times, April 6, 2016
by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

[...] About 300,000 Chinese people need transplants each year. In the face of this enormous ne...

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Law Fellow

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Law Fellow
O’Neill Institute

Deadline: May 8, 2016

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified c...

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: May 13, 2016

For the tenth anniversary of its scientific activities in 2017, the Brocher Foundation intends...

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Scientists Say It’s Time To End ‘Parachute Research’

NPR, April 2, 2016
by Nurith Aizenman

Critics call them "parachute researchers": Scientists from wealthy nations who swoop in when a puzz...

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Harvard Law Conference Surveys Troubles With Health Care

EMR & EHR Blog, March 30, 2016
by Andy Oram

From the article:

It is salubrious to stretch oneself and regularly attend a conference in a relat...

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VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: The Future of Health Law and Policy:
The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center celebrated its first decade and kicked off the next by looking at...

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Petrie-Flom & Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Launch Project on Advanced Care & Health Policy

Petrie-Flom Center, March 28, 2016

The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy will foster development of improved models of care f...

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest

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Student/Postdoc Essay Contest
International Neuroethics Society

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Call for Submissions

The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is pleased to announce a call for...

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A Tool to Help Address Key Ethical Issues in Research

Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, February 22, 2016
by Rebecca H. Li & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article: 

One of the most important responsibilities of a clinical project lead at a...

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Legal Internship

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Legal Internship
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law was established in 1985 by Governor Mario Cu...

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PhD Scholarship

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PhD Scholarship
Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology is seeking a s...

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Assistant or Associate Professor

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Assistant or Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Assistant or Associate Professor

Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Hea...

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland

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Director of Clinical Ethics at Cleveland
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic invites applications for the Director of Clinic...

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces two post-doctoral research position..

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop
Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: April 11, 2016

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioeth...

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Research Associate

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Research Associate
King's College London

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum 
Allowances: £2,323 L...

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern
Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Policy Surveillance Program seeks applications from law-school students to fill several Summer...

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Planned Parenthood And Fetal Tissue Sale: Manufactured Controversy And The Real Ethical Debate

Health Affairs Blog, March 9, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Planned Parenthood received US $528 million of government money...

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Consensus Statement on Electronic Health Predictive Analytics: A Guiding Framework

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

Abstract

Context: The recent explosion in available electronic health record (EHR) data is mo...

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What is a biobank? Differing definitions among biobank stakeholders

Clinical Genetics, March 2014
by Shaw et al.

An article discussing areas of agreement and difference in determining what constitutes a biob...

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Specimen Science: Ethics and Policy Implications

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

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

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Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch

National Cancer Institute

Website for the BBRB, which provides leadership, tools, resources, and policies in biobanking...

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NIH Data Sharing Policy

National Institutes of Health

This site includes the NIH Statement on Sharing Research Data (2003), Data Sharing Regulations...

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Characterizing biobank organizations in the U.S.

Genome Medicine, Jan. 2013
by Henderson et al.

Results from a national survey of U.S. biobanks, including information on location, reason for...

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Principles for Responsible Clinical Trial Data Sharing

PhRMA, EFPIA, Jul. 2013

A joint agreement produced by pharmaceutical trade groups PhRMA and EFPIA, affirming the indus...

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Biobank resources for future patient care: developments, principles and concepts

Journal of Clinical Bioinformation, Sept. 2011
by Ákos Végvári et al

An overview of global biobank development, outlining the critical research role of biobanks an...

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WMA Declaration on Ethical Considerations Regarding Health Databases and   Biobanks

World Medical Association, March 2015

A supplemental declaration to the Declaration of Helskini, which provides additional principle...

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Therapeutic Misconception in ALS

Thursday, March 03, 2016 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Tosteson Medical Education Center, Room 209
Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Event Description

Some subjects who participate in trials of novel therapies mistakenly believe th...

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Director of Clinical Ethics

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Director of Clinical Ethics
Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Department of Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic invites applications for the Director of Clinic...

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Research Repositories, Databases, and the HIPAA Privacy Rule

NIH, January 2004

Discusses the impact of the HIPAA privacy rule on the creation of research databases and repos...

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Ethicist

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Ethicist
Trillium Health Partners

Deadline: March 08, 2016

Position: Ethicist

Status: Full Time

File#: 2016-4494

Dept/Health System: Ethics

Site: Trillium...

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Sharing and Reporting the Results of Clinical Trials

JAMA, Jan. 2015
by Kathy L. Hudson and Francis S. Collins

This article advocates for sharing the results of clinical trials as an important means for ad...

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Global Directory of Biobanks, Tissue Banks, and Biorepositories

Specimen Central

An extensive listing of biobanks, tissue banks, and biorepositories, with links to all institu...

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Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities

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Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities
College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Division of Medical Humanities in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical...

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Associate Editors

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Associate Editors
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Deadline: Open until filled.

Seeking Associate Editors in Clinical Ethics, Paediatric Ethics, Science & Genetics, Sociology,...

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Are You Ready? The New Frontier in Clinical Research and the Evolving Common Rule

Boston Bar Association, March 7, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), Speaker

CLE - Are You Ready? The New Frontier in Clinical Research and the Evolving Common Rule

Monday, Ma...

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Preparing for Responsible Sharing of Clinical Trial Data

New England Journal of Medicine, Oct. 2013
by Michelle M. Mello et al.

As more patient data from clinical trials is shared by sponsors and investigators, this articl...

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Editor in Chief

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Editor in Chief
Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (JBI) is an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal o...

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Negotiating for Health:
The Role of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in Healthcare

Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Austin Hall, North Classroom
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Negotiation Law Review Presents its 21st Annual Symposium

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Going Germline: Mitochondrial Replacement as a Guide to Genome Editing

Cell, February 25, 2016, Vol. 164, Issue 5
by By Eli Y. Adashi & I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Mitochondrial replacement (MR) serves as a crucial test case and learning guide for the scientific,...

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New Journal of Law & Biosciences featuring Harvard student work

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (JLB), Vol. 3, Issue 1

The Journal of Law and the Biosciences, the open-access journal launched in 2014 by the P...

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Canaries in the Coal Mine:
People with Disabilities and Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis

Monday, February 22, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Room B015
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

A lecture by Tom Shakespeare

About the Speaker

Tom Shakespeare is Senior Lecturer at Norwich...

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The Unpatentable Microbiome

New England Regional Junior Faculty Scholarship Workshop, February 12, 2016
by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow)

Presentation Abstract: 

Scientists have recently begun to appreciate the important role playe...

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Scalia’s death shakes contraception mandate, other high-profile court cases

Washington Times, February 15, 2016
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

[...] Legal analysts it’s not unusual to have different legal treatment from one area to the...

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Brocher Summer Academy in Population-level Bioethics

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Brocher Summer Academy in Population-level Bioethics
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: March 11, 2016

An opportunity for graduate students and young scholars; application deadline March 11.

Applicatio...

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Technical and Policy Approaches to Balancing Patient Privacy and Data Sharing

Journal of Investigative Medicine, Jan. 2010
by Bradley Malin et al.

This paper reviews several aspects of the privacy-related problems associated with data sharin...

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HKS Library Virtual Book Tour with Professor Frances Kamm:

Harvard Kennedy School Library, January 20, 2016
by Interview/Virtual Book Tour with Frances Kamm (Senior Fellow Alumna)

Frances Kamm, Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Professor...

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Yale University Open Data Access Project

Yale School of Medicine

The YODA project has iteratively developed a model to make data available to researchers in a...

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Data Sharing and Transparency Initiative

Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center

A data sharing and transparency initiative aimed at facilitating broad stakeholder clinical tr...

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