Berman Institute faculty join the discussion about techniques to modify oocytes to prevent the transmission of mitochondrial disease and the ethics of creating a child with DNA from three “parents.” Read More
Joanna Mackenzie, blogging for The Global Food Ethics Project, takes a look at diabetes in the developing world. Typically thought of as a disease of affluence, diabetes disproportionately affects South Asians, both poor and rich. What is the right course to navigate multiple disadvantages and meet the obligations of social justice?
“In a mature learning healthcare system with ethically robust oversight policies and practices, some randomized CER studies may justifiably proceed with a streamlined consent process and others may not require patient consent at all,” Ruth Faden, Tom Beauchamp and Nancy Kass state in their New England Journal of Medicine commentary