Daphne O. Martschenko
Posts by Daphne O. Martschenko
From Bioethics Briefings
Genomics, Behavior, and Social Outcomes
Framing the Issue Watch “Genomics, Human Behavior, and Social Outcomes: A Discussion for Journalists,” with writer Amy Harmon at the New York Times, Melinda Mills, scientist at Oxford, Erik Parens,...
Bioethics Forum Essay
Transcending Borders in the Ethical Oversight of Human Genome Editing
The bioethics and legal communities must come together to find ways to move with the same ease of the scientific research community--to transcend the geopolitical borders and jurisdictional concerns that make international regulation so difficult.
Reflections on the Idea of Social and Behavioral Genetics
Basic research is ongoing into the genomics of complex human behaviors and social outcomes, from eating and sexual behaviors to “subjective sense of well-being” and “educational attainment.” Although the people...
Michelle Brown-Yazzie Michelle Brown-Yazzie is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and is of Salish & Kootenai and Oglala Lakota descent. She is of the Táchii’nii Clan and is...
Hastings Center News
New Report Makes Recommendations on Controversial Genetics Research
A new consensus report makes recommendations for responsibly conducting and communicating controversial research on the genetic contributions to human social and behavioral characteristics. The report, “Wrestling with Social and Behavioral...
The Ethical Implications of Social and Behavioral Genomics
Research on how genomic differences are associated with differences in a wide variety of human social and behavioral characteristics, or phenotypes, including anxiety, subjective well-being, and educational attainment, is increasing....
EVENT: Wrestling with Social & Behavioral Genomics
Research on the genetic contributions to human social and behavioral characteristics, or phenotypes, including risk-taking, income, and educational attainment, is increasing. And it is both potentially beneficial and deeply controversial,...
Wrestling with Social and Behavioral Genomics
Erik Parens and Michelle Meyer (with advise from Paul Appelbaum, Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, Daphne Martschenko) lead a working group that explores the potential risks and benefits of social science genomics...
Addressing Racism in Medical Research and Publishing
The Hastings Center, in partnership with the Center for ELSI Resources & Analysis (CERA), presented an online discussion for journalists, “Addressing Racism in Medical Research and Publishing” on November 30,...