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The Ethics of Becoming an Adult in a Health Research Setting in Africa

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi It is three years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed course to recommend that 11- to 12-year-old girls receive two doses of … Continue reading

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Resurrection 2030 Style: Reanimating the Brain?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD In April, an intriguing study drew a lot of media attention… and a swarm of bioethicists. Reported in the New York Times and other media outlets, … Continue reading

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We Should Tolerate and Regulate Clinical Use of Human Germline Editing

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Parker Crutchfield, PhD In November of 2018, a Chinese scientist announced that he had edited the embryos of twin girls and that the twins had been born. The scientist, … Continue reading

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Ketamine for Depression: Research versus Marketing

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Arthur Ward, PhD Just weeks ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ketamine as the first new drug in decades for treatment of depression. Or rather, while the … Continue reading

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Worried about your privacy? Your genome isn’t the biggest threat.

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD It was good news to learn last month that the “Golden State Killer” had at last been identified and apprehended. A very evil man gets … Continue reading

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Informed Consent in Africa for Adolescents’ Participation in Health Research

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi I am writing to respond to a recent statement from the Co-chair of the International Vaccine Task Force (IVTF) who, in a World Bank press release, … Continue reading

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Do patients have a duty to participate in clinical trials?

The Choice to Become a Research Subject: A First-Person Perspective Event Flyer Patients with serious illnesses are often invited to participate in clinical trials. After being diagnosed with advanced cancer, I became one of those patients. I had to choose … Continue reading

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