Center faculty are frequently contacted by national media seeking clarification and reaction to provocative stories capturing national public attention.

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 

Science Friday - May 4, 2018
After The Golden State Killer, The Ethics Of Genetic Testing After The Golden State Killer, The Ethics Of Genetic Testing

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

CBS This Morning - Oct. 24, 2017
DNA Scan for Infants Raise Questions of Privacy and Discrimination

WebMD - Oct. 20, 2017
What Does Your Medical Record Say About You?

Houstonia - Sept. 21, 2017
Interactive ‘The Conversation’ Series Is the Smartest Lunch Around 

Houston Chronicle - Sept. 17, 2017
New Law Limits Doctors' Ability to Invoke DNR Without Patient Consent

The New York Times - May 26, 2017
Where Will the Medical Misfits Go?

Houston Lifestyles & Homes - Jan. 3, 2017
Texas Executive Women Honors Women on the Move

The Washington Post - Oct. 20, 2016
How My IVF Baby Made Me Reconsider My View of IVF

US News & World Report - Oct. 5, 2016
Are Biases Hurting Your Health?

The Dallas Morning News - Sept. 6, 2016
Should employers know you're on birth control? Wellness data raises concerns

The New Yorker - Aug. 18, 2016
Poor and Uninsured in Texas

Higher Education Tribune - Aug. 4, 2016
Rice Offers Ethics and Society Programs for Houston-area High Schoolers

Genome Web - July 15, 2016
Ethics, guidelines for molecular autopsy in youth sudden death explored by Texan team

KUT - July 15, 2016
Adult Stem Cell Treatments May Be an Easy Sell, But The Science Is Still Up for Debate

HealthCare Matters - April 10, 2016
Dr. McGuire Discusses DNA

BCM Family - April 4, 2016
Student Corner: Arina Chesnokova

Momentum Blog - March 15, 2016
An outsider’s perspective on a medical data sharing conference

Momentum Blog - March 15, 2016
Ethics student to study medicine through lens of history

Baylor College of Medicine - Feb. 29, 2016
Advisory Committee to Address Framework for Building Medical Information Commons

TMC News - Jan. 29, 2016 
New ‘Purple’ Fellowship Brings East and Gulf Coasts Together for Medical Ethics

Press Releases

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.