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BIOETHICS LEADERS SHOULD DEMAND A PERMANENT CEASEFIRE IN GAZA

In a recent essay repositioning bioethics to face future challenges, the newly-appointed president and CEO of the Hastings Center for Bioethics Research Dr. Vardit Ravitsky Read more here!

By |2024-05-10T15:36:15+00:00May 10th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on BIOETHICS LEADERS SHOULD DEMAND A PERMANENT CEASEFIRE IN GAZA

Google DeepMind unveils next generation of drug discovery AI model

LONDON (Reuters) - Google Deepmind has unveiled the third major version of its "AlphaFold" artificial intelligence model, designed to help scientists design drugs and target disease more effectively. Read more here!

By |2024-05-10T15:30:51+00:00May 10th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on Google DeepMind unveils next generation of drug discovery AI model

Bioethicists Want to Rule the World!

Alright, the headline is a tad hyperbolic. But just a tad. Bioethics has always been about granting “experts” in the field tremendous influence over public policy. And now, one of the most prominent practitioners in the field — the president and CEO of the Hastings Center Report, a prestigious bioethics journal — has urged that bioethicists expand [...]

By |2024-04-29T14:55:05+00:00April 29th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on Bioethicists Want to Rule the World!

AI Ethics: Why it matters! by Adarsh Srivastava, PGDISAD, Head of Data & Analytics Quality Assurance at Roche Diagnostics

I recently had the privilege to give a session in Bioethics Spring School on the crucial intersection of AI Ethics during spring school on "Wars, diseases and bioethics" Exploring the nexus of war, diseases, and bioethics underscores the urgency of responsible AI deployment. AI technologies wield immense power, shaping warfare strategies, healthcare systems, and societal [...]

By |2024-04-05T14:32:22+00:00April 5th, 2024|News-Articles|Comments Off on AI Ethics: Why it matters! by Adarsh Srivastava, PGDISAD, Head of Data & Analytics Quality Assurance at Roche Diagnostics

A Unique, Eye-opening experience: A physician’s perspective by Rola Itani, MD

Being granted a scholarship to participate in the Bioethics Education International Spring School 2024 was not just a unique and invaluable opportunity, but a testament to the belief and support of the scholarship committee. As a first-time attendee, I am deeply grateful for the chance to delve into the world of bioethics and AI ethics [...]

By |2024-04-05T22:52:16+00:00April 2nd, 2024|News-Articles|Comments Off on A Unique, Eye-opening experience: A physician’s perspective by Rola Itani, MD

The Bioethics of AI in the Healthcare Industry

What is artificial intelligence (AI)? There is no universally agreed definition of AI. Broadly speaking, AI tends to refer to computing technologies that replicate or resemble processes and tasks associated with human intelligence, such as reasoning, sensory understanding, and interaction.AI technologies work in different ways, but most use large quantities of data to produce an [...]

By |2024-02-26T12:03:22+00:00February 26th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on The Bioethics of AI in the Healthcare Industry

Call for Applications: “Wars, Diseases & Bioethics” Online Spring School March 25-30 2024

Bioethics Education International (BEI) invites participants (students and professionals) across the globe to attend the spring school to be held from March 25 to 30, 2024. The spring school includes lectures and seminars, film screenings, and special guest speakers. The faculty will include experts and scholars with international reputations who will lecture and conduct seminars [...]

By |2024-02-14T17:20:19+00:00February 14th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on Call for Applications: “Wars, Diseases & Bioethics” Online Spring School March 25-30 2024

Global Bioethics Initiative Launch, February 14, 2013, ONE UN Plaza Hotel

Charles Debrovner, M.D., President, and Ana Lita, Ph.D., Executive Director, make opening remarks at Global Bioethics Initiative's (GBI) launch event at ONE UN Plaza Hotel on Feb. 14, 2013. The panel discussed the medical, social, legal, and security implications of organ trafficking and addressed an audience of professionals, academics, students, and the general public. Read [...]

By |2024-02-14T13:13:37+00:00February 14th, 2024|News-Letters|Comments Off on Global Bioethics Initiative Launch, February 14, 2013, ONE UN Plaza Hotel

Jonathan D. Moreno Ph.D. Keynote Speaker

Jonathan D. Moreno Ph.D. is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is a Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) professor. At Penn, he is also a Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, History and Sociology of Science, and Philosophy. His most recent books are Everybody Wants to Go [...]

By |2024-02-09T17:51:12+00:00February 7th, 2024|News-Articles, News-Letters|Comments Off on Jonathan D. Moreno Ph.D. Keynote Speaker