August 7, 2017

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 43, no. 5, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Withholding Treatment: What, Whom and Why?” by Jonathan Pugh “Ethics of a Relaxed Antidoping Rule Accompanied by Harm-Reduction Measures” by Bengt Kayser and Jan … Read More

August 3, 2017

CRISPR Star Jennifer Doudna Calls for Public Debate on Embryo Editing

(San Diego Union-Tribune) – Doudna said she wasn’t cognizant of the ethical issues when she and collaborator Emmanuelle Charpentier began exploring CRISPR. Beyond the call for society to grapple with the ramifications of germline editing, Doudna said, it’s difficult to … Read More

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