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Population Screening for Genetic Disease: Are We Ready for the Next Phase of Personalized Medicine?

November 14, 2022
At the start of the new millennium, the first draft of the Human Genome Project was completed and announced by then-President Bill Clinton. In his speech on the achievement, the President praised the discovery and proclaimed that humankind…
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Food Activism: Voices and Action from Ghana, West Africa

October 17, 2022
This post is part of our series "Bioethics in Focus," featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the…
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Bioethics & Gender Affirming Care

September 6, 2022
This post is part of our series "Bioethics in Focus" featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position…
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Anthropologist or Ethicist: Paul Farmer, MD 1959-2022

May 16, 2022
This post is part of our series "Bioethics in Focus" featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position…
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Measuring What Matters: For Whom the Monitor Beeps

April 10, 2022
This post is part of our monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…
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Moral Distress and the Disability Paradox

March 21, 2022
This post is part of our monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…
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Heroes, Villains, or Something Else? How narrative thinking can help us make sense of tragedies like the death of Scott Quiner

February 28, 2022
This post is part of our monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…
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Why You Should Celebrate Your Next Birthday Talking about Your Death

January 24, 2022
This post is part of our monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…
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My Thoughts on Doing Bioethics in the Great Acceleration: Balancing Human Good with Environmental Costs

November 15, 2021
This post is part of our monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…
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“Who am I?”: The ethics of sperm and egg donation

October 11, 2021
This post is part of our new monthly series featuring the experts of the Center for Bioethics community. The thoughts reflected in this piece are the authors’ individual, expert opinions and do not necessarily reflect the position of the…