Center faculty and their work are frequently quoted and featured in national, local and trade media.
Los Angeles Times – Nov. 24, 2019
DNA Genealogical Databases Are a Gold Mine for Police, But With Few Rules and Little Transparency
Popular Science – Nov. 20, 2019
High School Concussion Laws Exist In Every State, But Getting Them On The Field Is A Challenge
Associated Press – Nov. 12, 2019
Spotlight on Texas’ ’10-Day Rule’ in Life Support Cases
TMC News – Nov. 6, 2019
Let Genetic Counselors Unpack the Results of At-Home DNA Tests
ABA Journal – Nov. 1, 2019
Genealogy Sites Give Law Enforcement a New DNA Sleuthing Tool, But the Battle over Privacy Looms
NBC News – Oct. 25, 2019
Police Were Cracking Cold Cases With A DNA Website. Then The Fine Print Changed
New Scientist – Oct. 24, 2019
Genetic Privacy Attack Could Reveal DNA Secrets from Genealogy Sites
Houston Public Media – Oct. 21, 2019
Gene Editing, And Ask The Veterinarian
Detroit Free Press – Oct. 17, 2019
Why Parents don’t get a Say about End of Life When a Child Is Brain Dead
U.S News & World Report – Oct. 4, 2019
What Can You Do What an Anthropology Degree
The Atlantic – Oct. 1, 2019
The Messy Consequences of the Golden State Killer Case
Science Magazine – Sept. 25, 2019
New Federal Rules Limit Police Searches of Family Tree DNA Databases
Futurism – Sept. 25, 2019
Meet the Doctor Who’s Livestreaming Human Autopsies
TMC News - Sept. 3, 2019
Why You Should Talk To A Genetic Counselor Before Using An At-Home DNA test
GenomeWeb - Aug. 29, 2019
Baylor, Arizona State University Nab $1.6M NIH Grant to Develop Genome Editing Governance
Nature - Aug. 21, 2019
Huge US Government Study to Offer Genetic Counseling
Healthline - Aug. 19, 2019
For Some Americans, It’s Actually Cheaper to Fly to Another Country for Treatment
The Kansas City Star - Aug. 18, 2019
Peddling Unproven Treatments, Stem Cell Industry ‘Fleeces,’ Sometimes Harms Patients
Genetic Literary Project - June 4, 2019
DNA For the Greater Good: Should The Police Have Access to Consumer DNA Databases?
Washington Post - May 30, 2019
Let's Change the Rules For Organ Donations -- and Save Lives
HuffPost - May 23, 2019
Why You Should File A Health Care Proxy Form ASAP
Houston Public Media - May 22, 2019
Texas Legislature Hikes Age For Tobacco Use From 18 To 21
New Scientist - May 20, 2019
DNA Database Opts A Million People Out From Police Searches
STAT News Podcast "The Readout LOUD" - May 16, 2019
Drug Pricing Partisanship, Tech's March Into Health Care, and Tinder For Clinical Trials
Science - May 7, 2019
As Gene Testing Surges, Lawsuits Aren't Far Behind
FOX 26 - April 22, 2019
Scientists Successfully Revive Brain Cells in Dead Pigs Raising Ethical Questions
Texas State Network/KRLD Dallas - April 17, 2019
Vaccine Exemptions in Texas
The Atlantic - March 29, 2019
A DNA Company Wants You to Help Catch Criminals
The Gainesville Sun - March 20, 2019
Make End-of-life Decisions Before A Medical Crisis
Deseret News - March 5, 2019
Another Reason To Welcome Utah's .05 Percent DUI Law
TMC News - March 4, 2019
Open Secrets: Are We Ready For What DNA Kits Reveal?
The Salt Lake Tribune - March 4, 2019
Utah's 0.05 DUI Law Limits Individual Liberties, Says Health Scholar, But Is "Ethically Justified." She Says Other States Should Follow Suit
KSL Broadcasting - March 4, 2019
New Study Finds Utah DUI Law 'Not Only Ethically Defensible But Desirable'
Minnesota Star Tribune - Feb. 24, 2019
Should Police Turn to Genealogy Sites to Catch a Long-Sought Killer?
Science Trends - Feb. 21, 2019
Should There Be An Age Limit For Owning A Gun
No Easy Answers in Bioethics Podcast - Feb. 18, 2019
When Patients and Families Express Hope for a Miracle
Houston Public Media - Feb. 14, 2019
How Medical Advances Affect Modern Pursuit Of Parenthood
Bloomberg Law - Feb. 4, 2019
Beyond Cadavers: Med Students Learn to Dissect Health Policy
TMC News - Feb. 1, 2019
Juul Ad Campaign Targets Adult Smokers
U.S News & World Report - Jan. 28, 2019
What a Fellowship Is and Why You Might Want One What a Fellowship Is and Why You Might Want One
Medscape - Jan. 16, 2019
ACP Ethics Guidance Now Addresses Health Technology
M.D. Alert - Jan. 14, 2019
Updated ACP Ethics Manual Provides 6-Step Approach to Dilemmas
Houston Chronicle - Dec. 27, 2018
Experimental Treatment for Cardiac Arrest Patients to be Given Without Consent
Washington Post - Dec. 19, 2018
Should You Send Your Kid's DNA to 23andMe?
Houston Public Media - Dec. 12, 2018
What Frankenstein Can Teach Us About Medical Ethics Today
Houston Chronicle- Dec. 3, 2018
Gene-edited Babies Have Been Born. Now What? [Opinion]
The Guardian - Dec. 1, 2018
How Taking a Home Genetic Test Could Help Catch a Murderer
Associated Press - Nov. 27, 2018
Expert Says Gene Editing Has 'Ethical Problems'
Houston Chronicle - Nov. 27, 2018
Chinese Scientist and Houston Professor Claim to Have Created First Gene-Edited Babies
Houston Public Media - Nov.27, 2018
Genetic Ethics, and Teacher Pay
Dallas Morning News - Nov. 19, 2018
How Do We Know That Someone Is Dead?
TMC News - Nov. 5, 2018
Why a Baylor Researcher Told The World About His Mental Illness After Years of Silence
TMC News - Oct. 30, 2018
What Frankenstein Can Teach Clinicians About Patient Care
GenomeWeb - Oct. 18, 2018
At ASHG, Researchers Discuss Newborn Sequencing's Potential, Challenges for Scaling
Associated Press - Oct. 11, 2018
Study: DNA Websites Cast Broad Net for Identifying People
Healthcare Analytics News - Oct. 6, 2018
Privacy Concern or Public Benefit? Police Access to Consumer DNA in Question
National Geographic - Sept. 20, 2018
Octopuses Given Ecstasy for Science--But Is It Ethical?
Houston Public Media - Sept. 12, 2018
Political Roundup, and the Ethics of Prescribing Painkillers
USA Today - Sept. 11, 2018
Ban Tobacco Sales Until Age 21. It's a Bipartisan Way to Reduce Addiction and Death
TMC News - Sept. 4, 2018
Bracing for a Deficit of Doctors
Medscape - Aug. 31, 2018
HHS HHS Will Review Watchdog Group's Call to Halt 'Risky' Sepsis Trial
STAT News - July 10, 2018
National Academies Panel Urges Researchers to Routinely Share Test Results with Study Participants
GenomeWeb - June 7, 2018
Limits for Use of Genealogy Databases in Criminal Investigations Must be Legislated, Experts Say
‘The Week in Health Law’ Podcast - June 5, 2018
How the GSK Met his DNA
EthicsLab Podcast - May 26, 2018
Precision Medicine – Its Potential and Questions
Houston Chronicle - March 1, 2018
Ethicists Call for Lawsuits to Stop For-Profit Stem Cell Therapy
LeapsMag - Jan. 9, 2018
Deep Brain Stimulation for Mental Illnesses Raises Ethical Concerns
- Bioethics lectureship honors Dr. Baruch A. Brody and future philosophy visionariesMay 30, 2019
- Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital and Rice University have come together to found the Baruch A. Brody Lecture, established in his memory.
- Ethical concerns of oncology trial-finding appsMay 13, 2019
- In a new study, ethics scholar Dr. Stephanie Morain explores a trend of oncology trial recruitment via mobile apps, and what these app companies and consumers need to consider in terms of privacy and data protection
- Ethicists propose framework to address trust in medical data sharingApr 17, 2019
- Ethicists at Baylor College of Medicine propose harnessing participant engagement to address trustworthiness in medical data sharing.
- Study analyzes family leave policies at schools of public healthMar 21, 2019
- A new study examines the parental leave, childcare and breastfeeding policies for faculty and staff at the top 25 schools of public health across the country.
- Research Day delivers look into health, science policyFeb 27, 2019
- The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy will host its first-ever Health and Science Policy Research Day on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
- Ethical argument to lowering legal blood alcohol levelsFeb 21, 2019
- In a new paper published in the American Journal of Public Health, Dr. Stephanie Morain examines the idea to lower the legal blood-alcohol-consumption (BAC) level limit and makes an argument for amended legislation in favor of public health and safety.
- Plan would make electronic health records more usableFeb 4, 2019
- In a recently published paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers suggest a five-point action plan to improve the usability and safety of health information technology moving forward.
- Researchers analyze impact of newborn genomic screeningJan 3, 2019
- As genomic sequencing becomes increasingly popular and accessible, an effort called the BabySeq Project aims to explore the medical, behavioral, economic and ethical impacts of adding genomic sequencing to the roster of screenings for newborns.
- Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lectureOct 26, 2018
- Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.
- Topics for medical ethics, health policy seminar announcedAug 16, 2018
- To help open and foster a dialogue with the broader Houston community, the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy announces the latest installments of its interactive seminar series, The Conversation.
- Baylor ethicists discuss key issues facing citizen scienceJul 13, 2018
- In a paper published in Science, ethicists at Baylor College of Medicine discuss the credit, control, quality and safety issues faced by citizen scientists.
- Ethicists examine law enforcement’s use of genetic databasesJun 8, 2018
- While the prospects from direct-to-consumer genetic are exciting, there also has been an emerging trend of law enforcement agencies using these databases to solve crimes and cold cases, raising complex questions about ethics and data access.
- Ethicists: access needed after brain implant clinical trialsApr 24, 2018
- In new research from Baylor College of Medicine, the ethical questions surrounding what happens to trial participants when these trials end are examined.
- Ethicists explore ways to regulate unproven stem cell therapiesFeb 19, 2018
- A new report demonstrates that individual and class action lawsuits from individuals injured by stem cell treatments can be an effective new tool in fighting to crack down on these unproven therapies.