Tag Archives: Tom Tomlinson

Who wouldn’t want to live as long as possible?

Should We Be Reaching for Immortality? Event Flyer Whether by chipping away at the diseases of aging one-by-one, or by altering the fundamental biology of aging, medical research seems to be reaching for one over-arching goal: indefinitely extending the human … Continue reading

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What does it mean to declare brain death in the clinical setting?

What does it mean to declare brain death in the clinical setting? How does the language we use surrounding death complicate these situations? What beliefs and philosophies exist regarding what constitutes the death of a person? Episode 11 of No Easy … Continue reading

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Announcing the Spring 2019 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

It’s almost time for the 2018-2019 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series to resume! This spring we’ll hear from Center for Ethics faculty on the topics of aging and extending the human lifespan, as well as the social and ethical considerations … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 publications from Center faculty

Continue reading below for a list of recent journal articles from Center faculty, including online first publications. MSU Library or other institutional access may be required to view these articles. Recently assigned an issue Stahl D. Patient reflections on the … 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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New commentary from Dr. Tomlinson in ‘American Journal of Bioethics’

Center Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson has a new commentary in the September 2018 American Journal of Bioethics. In “Getting Off the Leash,” Dr. Tomlinson discusses “digital medicines” and what such technologies mean for patient privacy. He asks questions such as: do … 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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