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Dr. Fleck presents at International Bioethics Retreat in Paris

Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck recently traveled to Paris to attend and present at the International Bioethics Retreat, held June 26-28. Dr. Fleck chaired a session titled “Rights, Responsibilities, and Justice.” He also presented the talk “Last Chance Therapies: LVADs AND a … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at two international conferences in June

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Denmark and Germany, where she presented at two international conferences. The 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry was held June 18-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry … Continue reading

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Cis, Trans, Gay, Straight: Being Called Out by the Doctor

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Jamie Lindemann Nelson, PhD A little story—it might be called a dramatization—to start: Approaching the third trimester of pregnancy number two, Maria is in for a routine exam. Everything … Continue reading

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Transplant Headaches: Head transplant on the horizon

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Marleen Eijkholt, PhD, LL.B/LL.M Introduction On May 1, 2017, the Daily Mail reported on a successful head-transplant involving rats, as a “practice run for [a] controversial human experiment.” … Continue reading

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Chapter from Dr. Fleck published in ‘Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics and Society’

A chapter from Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck has been published in the book Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics and Society, published by Megaloceros Press. Dr. Fleck’s chapter is titled “Just Caring: Precision Medicine, Cancer Biomarkers and Ethical Ambiguity.” The book is edited … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience and Measles in Minnesota

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Hannah C. Giunta, DO, PhD, MPH A recent measles outbreak in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN metro area is all over the news. More than thirty children have … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at 1st Congress for Ethics and Neurosurgery

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend and present at the 1st Congress for Ethics and Neurosurgery, held May 4-6. The congress was arranged by the Ethicolegal Committee of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies … Continue reading

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