Tag Archives: University of Michigan

Moral Concerns and the Willingness to Donate to a Research Biobank

A new study led by Center Director Dr. Tomlinson was published this week in The Journal of the American Medical Association, surveying concerns people may have about donating to a research biobank. You can hear more about the research from … Continue reading

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Watch every lecture from the 2013-2014 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Reye’s Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma This talk from Mark A. Largent, PhD, examines the history of Reye’s syndrome, the hunt to uncover its cause, and the debates that have emerged over last twenty years about the … Continue reading

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Learn the reality of ethics in plastic surgery — it’s not what you see on TV

Plastic Surgery Ethics: An Oxymoron? Event flyer: Vercler Flyer Most plastic surgeons portrayed in the media exhibit questionable moral judgment. After watching shows such as Nip/Tuck, Extreme Makeover, Dr. 90210, and The Swan, one could easily conclude that ethics plays … Continue reading

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Allan Loup of the University of Michigan Medical School to discuss the obligations of researchers at January webinar

Are Researchers Ever Obligated to Provide Individual Research Findings to Non-participant Third Parties? Event flyer: Loup Flyer A consensus is emerging that, in some circumstances, researchers have obligations to return individual research results to research participants. Recent methodological advances in … Continue reading

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NIH research grant awarded for project led by Tom Tomlinson and Raymond De Vries

Tom Tomlinson, PhD, recently received a research grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH. Titled “Public Preferences for Addressing Donors’ Moral Concerns about Biobank Research,” the project is being led by Tomlinson and co-PI Raymond De Vries, PhD, … Continue reading

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Deborah Fisch, JD, to address the current VBAC position at December’s Brownbag Webinar

The Declining Provider: Refusal, Responsibility, and Reasonableness Event flyer: Fisch Flyer Evidence shows that most women who give birth by cesarean section can successfully – and safely – give birth vaginally in future pregnancies. Yet in the United States, most … Continue reading

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Linking Community Engagement Research to Public Health Biobank Practice

Ann Mongoven, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences was awarded a 5-year R01 grant in December 2010 from the National Institutes of Health. Her project, “Linking Community Engagement Research to Public Health Biobank Practice,” … Continue reading

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