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?
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday, January 3, 2014. Dr. Freeman was instrumental in the founding and success of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Read More
“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
JOHNS HOPKINS BERMAN INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICSMedia Contact: Leah Ramsay, 202.642.9640, firstname.lastname@example.orgFebruary 3, 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Experts Issue “Blueprint for Action” to Combat Shortages of Life-Saving Drugs A group of prominent healthcare experts including bioethicists, pharmacists, policymakers and cancer specialists have proposed … Read More
Experts, including our Leonard Rubenstein, issue a call to action for the protection of health workers, patients and facilities in times of violence. Less than one month ago, the Center for Public Health and Human Rights of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health convened a meeting of international experts in Bellagio, Italy, to address this “grave problem,” resulting in a call to action published online Read More
Berman Institute Faculty Honor and Remember Departed Bioethics Scholars Read More