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Dr. Fleck presents on public funding for whole genome sequencing at International Bioethics Retreat

Dr. Leonard Fleck, professor in the Center for Ethics, participated in a keynote debate this month as part of the 24th annual International Bioethics Retreat that was presented virtually from Paris. Within the debate format, Dr. Fleck addressed the question: “Whole Genome Sequencing: Should It Be Publicly Funded?” Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Biobanking Tissue: Trash or Treasure?

Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD, and Tom Tomlinson, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on December 6, 2018, offering their perspectives and insight on the topic “Biobanking Tissue: Trash or Treasure?” “Big data”—repositories of biological, medical and demographic information about … Continue reading

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Welcome to FDA Enforcement

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Kayte Spector-Bagdady, J.D., M.Bioethics  “This is me, my DNA. It helps make me who I am…I might have an increased risk of heart … Continue reading

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