The Berman Institute marks a milestone with the installation of Ruth R. Faden as the inaugural Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director

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Consent Required?

May 15, 2014

Berman Institute scholars are leading the debate on the future of ethical informed consent in the pages of the New England Journal of Medicine, including a challenge from a Hopkins undergraduate student.

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The Drama of DNA

April 23, 2014

Berman Institute faculty member Karen Rothenberg is co-author of a new book that takes a creative approach to grappling with the ethical issues of genomic science and medicine.

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To Boldly Go?

April 3, 2014

Expert IOM committee, chaired by our Jeffrey Kahn, issues ethics guidelines for health standards on NASA’s next generation of risky missions

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Ethicists and health policy experts issue call and recommendations for better regulation and guidance of crucial quality improvement health care research

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Reproduction 3.0

March 4, 2014

Berman Institute faculty join the discussion on the ethics of creating a child with DNA from three “parents.”

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Leading bioethicists including our Ruth Faden and Nancy Kass argue that under the right conditions, full informed consent is not ethically required.

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