Tag: "bioethicist" at biology news
Newcastle scientists get UK's first stem cell license
...es arising from such work. Dr. Simon Woods, bioethicist
at Newcastle's Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Institutesaid: "The granting of this license is a major event, and a reflection of the excellence of the research being carried out at Newcastle University. At PEALS we will continue to stimula...
Athletics, genetic enhancement and ethics
...abel uses of genetic enhancements. Thomas Murray, bioethicist
and president of The Hastings Center, will describe interdisciplinary research focused on ethical issues relating to endurance enhancements. Can banned endurance enhancement practices, such as taking erythropoietin (EPO), the naturally occurring horm...
Hopkins researchers to lead independent study of 'next generation' ethics issues
...t stem cell research. John D. Gearhart, Ph.D., and bioethicist
Ruth Faden, Ph.D., M.P.H., say the "Ethics and Cell Engineering: The Next Generation" project builds on their long-standing, informal partnership dedicated to carefully navigating the frontiers of human developmental biology. "We want to take these ...
Terminator tussle: Controversial technology needed, experts say
...is not being used in any nation. Purdue University bioethicist
Paul Thompson says much of the opposition to plant sterilization technology is misplaced fury. "It's an issue that's not very well understood, and I think environmental groups haven't thought through the potential benefit of the gene," Thompson says...
UNC Center for Genome Sciences to inaugurate new seminar series with help of national experts
...n Roses of GlaxoSmithKline and Thomas McCormick, a bioethicist
at the University of Washington, are scheduled for March 4 and April 8.On April 19-20, school of medicine organizers plan a symposium titled Exploring Medicine in the Post-Genome World at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center. Detail...