Our Jeffrey Kahn joins panelists at a symposium cohosted by the Berman Institute and the New York Stem Cell Foundation with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Watch now:

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Our own bodies. We’ve sent people to space for decades — but we’re only beginning to learn what that means for their health

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Join NYSCF and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics on May 8, 6-8pm for an interactive discussion featuring Betsy Myers, PhD, Neville Sanjana, PhD, Susan L. Solomon, JD as well as Johns Hopkins bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH to explore the implications of gene editing for research, medicine, and humanity.

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Watch now: The NAM & CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security hosted a conversation on whether human germline genome editing should be permitted, the types of applications which might be appropriate, the standards and criteria that should be followed, and what regulatory or governance framework is needed. Panel includes our Jeffrey Kahn

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Scientists are still trying to figure out how the human body responds to long-duration spaceflight… In particular, a mission to Mars could require at least a three-year round trip that would take a toll both physically and psychologically

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Report: The authors, including our Jeremy Sugarman, Jeffrey Kahn, Megan Collins, and Joseph Carrese, convened a “Summit on the Ethics of Grateful Patient Fundraising,” with the goal of identifying primary ethical issues in GPFR and offering recommendations regarding how to manage them

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On the day after Thanksgiving 2018, Jennifer Doudna, whose research on bacterial immune systems led to the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR, received a startling email from the Chinese scientist He Jiankui. “Babies born,” read the subject line. (with comments from our Jeffrey Kahn)

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The happy household of a onetime tabloid curiosity – with comments from our Jeffrey Kahn

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