FDA: Young-blood transfusions provide ‘no proven clinical benefit’ for aging, Alzheimer’s

STAT, February 19, 2019
by Rebecca Robbins

he quest to rejuvenate aging people with the blood of young donors has generated paying customers, captured the popular imagination, and, now, prompted a warning from the Food and Drug Administration.… Read More

In Fast-Aging Japan, Elder Care Is a High-Tech Pursuit

Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2019
by Suryatapa Bhattacharya

This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access the full text via Hollis. [...] In a country with one of the world's fastest-growing elderly populations and a tight labor market,… Read More

Feds Order More Weekend Inspections Of Nursing Homes To Catch Understaffing

Kaiser Health News, November 30, 2018
by Jordan Rau

The federal government announced plans Friday to crack down on nursing homes with abnormally low weekend staffing by requiring more surprise inspections be done on Saturdays and Sundays. The federal Centers… Read More

Overdoses, bedsores, broken bones

Washington Post, November 25, 2018
by Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating

[...] Under the ownership of the Carlyle Group, one of the richest private-equity firms in the world, the ManorCare nursing-home chain struggled financially until it filed for bankruptcy in March.… Read More

Academic Fellow Alum Matthew J. B. Lawrence Joins Faculty at Dickinson Law (Penn State)

Dickinson Law, Penn State University, August 1, 2017

Matthew J.B. Lawrence has joined the faculty of Penn State’s Dickinson Law as assistant professor of law. An expert in the fields of health law and administrative law, Lawrence will teach Health… Read More

Petrie-Flom Welcomes New Senior Fellow in Law and Applied Neuroscience!

Petrie-Flom Center, July 21, 2017

We’re excited to announce our 2017–2018 Senior Fellow in Law and Applied Neuroscience, Francis X. Shen! Project on Law and Applied NeuroscienceThe Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience, now… Read More

The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) Launches Service Affiliate C-TAC Innovations,

The Coalition to Transform Care (C-TAC) is the Petrie-Flom Center's partner in the Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy, launched in March 2016.            … Read More

Leading Experts Discuss Why the Time Is Right to Transform Advanced Care

Petrie-Flom Center and C-TAC, June 23, 2016

  June 23, 2016—On Tuesday, June 21, The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a non-profit organization with a vision of improving advanced illness care for all Americans, and the Petrie-Flom… Read More

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 for individuals with serious advanced illness nearing end-of-life, through interdisciplinary analysis of… Read More

Qualitative Research Assistant for Bioethics
Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: December 22, 2014

Full-time Research Assistant, Department of Bioethics at Cleveland Clinic to work with Jalayne Arias, JD, MA, Associate Director of the Neuroethics Program, on research projects examining ethical, social,… Read More

Bioethics Funding Opportunity: Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
The Greenwall Foundation

Deadline: January 12, 2015

New Bioethics Program, Spring 2015 Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas The Greenwall Foundation will fund a bioethics grants program, Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas to… Read More