The National Institutes of Health recently decided to drastically reduce the number of chimpanzees used in NIH-funded biomedical research. “Sound Medicine” speaks with three experts in to discuss the ramifications, including our Jeffrey Kahn

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The Johns Hopkins Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program & the University of Zambia invite you to join a research ethics webinar. Dr. Paulina Tindana will present on challenges in seeking informed consent for genomics research & biobanking, contrasting available models and making a case for broad consent for international genetics/genomics research when accompanied by effective community engagement strategies

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With a grant from the Hecht-Levi Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics will host and mentor at least 10 postdoctoral fellows over the next decade

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Nancy Kass, Jeremy Sugarman and Holly Taylor will lead the working group, which will bring together a broad array of investigators from across the university to collaborate on the bioethical and human rights issues of HIV and AIDS research and treatment

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Medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins and Brigham and Women’s Hospital provide a roadmap to the health care holy grail of higher quality, lower cost care via referrals, while avoiding the ethical pitfalls of managed care in the 1990s.

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Ruth Faden, director of the Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, appears on “BioCentury This Week”

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The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics has marked a major milestone in its history with the endowment of its directorship, ensuring leadership for the institute’s programs in perpetuity.

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BI faculty member Margaret Moon speaks to Dateline NBC about the ethical issues of hormone treatment in transgender children.

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