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  • Anti-Ableist Medical Education: Meeting the Challenges

    Posted on March 13, 2024

    Despite increasing attention to the harms of ableism in health care and among health care providers, few institutions have made significant changes to the ways medical students and trainees are...
  • Facing Dementia: Clarifying End-of-Life Choices, Supporting Better Lives

    Posted on February 28, 2024

    A new Hastings Center special report considers how America’s aging society responds to the needs and concerns of people facing dementia. New therapies that may slow progression of this terminal...
  • After the First CRISPR Drug, What’s Next?

    Posted on February 8, 2024

    The first therapy using CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology—a drug for sickle-cell disease-—was approved a couple of months ago and hailed as a milestone. What might be the next CRISPR drugs?...
  • Hastings Center Welcomes 13 New Fellows

    Posted on January 23, 2024

    The Hastings Center is pleased to announce the election of the 2023 fellows. Hastings Center fellows are a group of more than 200 individuals of outstanding accomplishment whose work has...
  • Does the Endangered Species Act Permit Deliberate Extinction of Harmful Species?

    Posted on January 2, 2024

    Does the Endangered Species Act, the landmark 50-year environmental law, protect dangerous invasive species from deliberate extinction using new genomic technologies? That question was the focus of a comment in...
  • Scholars Elected Hastings Center Fellows

    Posted on December 12, 2023

    Five Hastings Center senior research scholars were elected Hastings Center fellows on December 8, 2023: Nancy Berlinger, Josephine Johnston, Gregory E. Kaebnick, Karen J. Maschke, and Erik Parens. Read about...
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