Longtime Johns Hopkins Trustee Anthony Deering Dies at 72

“Tony Deering is one of a kind,” said Ruth Faden, the Berman Institute’s director from 1995 to 2016. “In extraordinary ways, ways only Tony could do, he made Johns Hopkins a better place, he made Baltimore a better place, he made the world a better place. So often, Tony allowed others, indeed intended for others, to take credit for the change he initiated. His eyes were always on the prize, not the credit.”

Ethics, pregnancy, and ZIKV vaccine Research and Development

The Ethics Working Group on ZIKV Research and Pregnancy has authored a new publication in Vaccine, summarizing their recommendations for the Zika virus vaccine research agenda. This work is part of a multi-year project on on Pregnancy Research Ethics for Vaccines, Epidemics, and New Technologies (PREVENT) funded by the Wellcome Trust,

The BI at ASBH 2017

Our handy guide to everything Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics at the 19th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities (ASBH). Join us in Kansas City, October 19 – 22, 2017.

Zika Virus Vaccine Research Agenda: New Guidance

The Ethics Working Group on ZIKV Research & Pregnancy has developed ethics guidance for the ZIKV vaccine research agenda: Pregnant Women & the Zika Virus Vaccine Research Agenda: Ethics Guidance on Priorities, Inclusion, and Evidence Generation.