Baylor ethicists discuss key issues facing citizen science Jul 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 databases Jun 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 trials Apr 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 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.