Unpacking Neglected Social Factors to Ensure Impact

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Bioethics With Bigger Impact It is imperative to understand the social and ethical roots of our present conversations about health inequalities, in order to partner intelligently with the public, researchers, and policymakers for real impact. Since its inception, the field of bioethics has worked in core concepts of justice and equity, and considerations of social and...

National Health Equity Grand Rounds

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Join us for the inaugural National Health Equity Grand Rounds event, co-sponsored by The Hastings Center, History of Racism in U.S. Health Care: Root Causes of Today’s Hierarchy and Systems of Power, on Tuesday, February 7, 2-3:30 PM ET. In addition to highlighting root causes of present-day health inequities, speakers will explore opportunities to advance equity through individual,...

Should We Change “Chimeric” Human-Animal Research?

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Crossing species boundaries by inserting human cells into (nonhuman) animals for research purposes promises to yield enormous benefits, including better models of human disease and ultimately sources of tissues and organs suitable for transplantation into humans. Yet there are ethical questions about this type of research, ranging from whether the moral status of nonhuman animals...

The Battle for Your Brain

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At the intersection of neuroscience and artificial intelligence lies a wealth of opportunity for business, labor, and society at large. Yet along with progress comes a host of legal and ethical dilemmas. Join Nita Farahany to consider what our neurological information is worth, and the implications of making it available to corporations, work places and government. The...

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