Questions surround newborn sequencing in clinical setting Jan 25, 2017 A national consortium of researchers, including Baylor College of Medicine, is studying the ins and outs of genome sequencing for newborn health screenings and beyond.
Baylor ethics director honored with Women on the Move award Nov 16, 2016 Dr. Amy McGuire, director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, was honored as one of the 2016 Women on the Move by Texas Executive Women.
Meet the new experts at this year’s Update on Alzheimer’s lecture Oct 27, 2016 The annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture will feature two new directors from the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy welcomes Anna Deavere Smith to Houston for evening of community outreach Oct 21, 2016 The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine presents an evening with Anna Deavere Smith, featuring her performance of Let Me Down Easy, a docudrama examining the body as it relates to health and human existence.
Baylor College of Medicine ethics researcher awarded NIH grant for study of citizen science Oct 13, 2016 Christi Guerrini has been awarded the Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to support her study of citizen science.
Advisory Committee to address policy issues related to building a medical information commons to share medical and genomic data Feb 29, 2016 Ethics of genomic studies expert Dr. Amy McGuire was awarded a $2.2 million grant to support the development of an ethical and policy framework for building a medical information commons
Ethics plays important role in explaining genome sequencing to parents/children Sep 14, 2015 Baylor researcher collaborate on report examining ethical issues that arise from genome sequencing results, considerations when offering these tests to parents and their children.
Experts provide much-needed policy analysis for clinical integration of next generation sequencing Sep 22, 2014 Experts with the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy tapped to serve as editors of special Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics issue.
Study profiles parents’ attitudes on genomic studies, data sharing and privacy Mar 11, 2014 Baylor researchers find parents are more concerned about the future risk to their child, when considering enrollment in genetic studies.
Healthy volunteers benefit from whole exome sequencing Sep 30, 2013 Baylor researchers find whole exome sequencing serves as a new screening risk detection approach toward the objective of improved health.