Center faculty are frequently quoted by national, local and trade media seeking clarification and reaction to provocative stories capturing public attention.
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
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
- 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.
- 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.