Tag Archives: precision medicine

What level of risk will be tolerated for interventions that are developed for treating “pre-diseased” patients?

Crossing the Biology to Pathobiology Threshold: Distinguishing Precision Health from Precision Medicine Event Flyer Diseases have long been defined by their symptoms, and therefore patients have typically been treated when they are symptomatic. However, through advances in “omics,” wearable sensors, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Fall 2017 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series, featuring a wide variety of bioethics topics. The fall series will begin on September 13, 2017. … Continue reading

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Would you donate to a biobank?

Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson and Raymond G. De Vries, Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at University of Michigan, have co-authored the article “Americans want a say in what happens to their donated blood and tissue … Continue reading

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Center faculty presentations from ASBH 2015

The 17th Annual American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Meeting was held October 22-25, 2015, in Houston, TX. Center faculty Tom Tomlinson, Len Fleck, Libby Bogdan-Lovis, Karen Kelly-Blake, and Devan Stahl presented and participated in panel discussions during the conference. Tom Tomlinson, PhD … Continue reading

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Dr. Fleck discusses precision medicine at Brocher Foundation event

Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck recently returned from Geneva, Switzerland, where he participated in a three-day event at the Brocher Foundation. Dr. Fleck was one of about 80 past Brocher Fellows who presented their current work. Dr. Fleck gave a presentation … Continue reading

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Precision Medicine/Ambiguous Ethics?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Leonard Fleck, PhD In his State of the Union Address President Obama announced that he wished to set aside $215 million for his … Continue reading

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