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Center faculty present at 16th Annual ASBH Meeting in San Diego

The 16th Annual American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Meeting was held October 16-19, 2014, in San Diego, CA. Three Center faculty members attended and presented on various topics. 590 more words

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Two Roads of Medical Humanities

Our scene is set in Ancient Greece sometime in the late 5th century BC. It is arguably here where the two roads of medical humanities and bioethics arguably begin to diverge in Western culture. 652 more words

Ancient Greece

Registration still open for 'EPIGENomics and Health Care Policy': Challenges and Opportunities, Dec 1-3

When: December 1-3, 2014

Where: EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF ONCOLOGY, Via Adamello, 16 – 20139 Milan, Italy


The rise of epigenomics has been exponential over the last decade, in terms of scientific breakthroughs and technological advances as well as in the public salience of its discourse. 358 more words


Sharing Bioethics

This painting is called Sharing Bioethics. It will be part of The Body Electric Exhibit at the International Conference on Residency Education and a small publication in The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada will follow. 931 more words

Donor Mum: The children I've never met

Broadcaster: BBC1

Year: 2011

Genre: Documentary


In 1991 Sylvia made an anonymous donation of eggs at the London Fertility Centre. A chance observation in a newspaper allowed her to identify the recipient of her egg, thanks to a newspaper article. 66 more words


Postcode Lottery & Cancer Drugs (Inside Out)

Broadcaster: BBC1 (London)

Year: 2014

Genre: Factual, News magazine


The term “postcode lottery” emerges from the fact that access to particular drugs and treatments can vary depending upon where you live.   72 more words