Ethicists explore ways to regulate unproven stem cell therapies Feb 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.
Grant funds study of ethics of adaptive deep brain stimulation Oct 24, 2017 The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy been awarded a grant in order to identify and evaluate the ethical, legal and social concerns with adaptive deep brain stimulation technologies.
Reducing time between research evidence, clinical practice Oct 18, 2017 Researchers seek to develop a framework for implementing research into clinical practice in a timelier manner.
Ethical clash between health information, genomic databases May 12, 2017 Legal and ethical conflict exists between individuals’ right to access their personal health information and the protection of these trade secrets, as examined by a group of ethicists from Baylor.
Center for Medical Ethics awarded grant for Zika policy toolkit Feb 22, 2017 The Texas Medical Center has awarded the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy a grant to develop policymaking strategies focused on Zika.
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.