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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

Jeanne F. Loring Ph.D. Keynote Speaker

Co-Founder, Aspen Neuroscience Dr. Jeanne Loring is a world-renowned stem cell scientist and co-founder of Aspen Neuroscience. Dr. Loring’s work provided the expertise and intellectual property in genomics, iPSCs, and neurobiology that enables Aspen’s autologous therapy approach. Dr. Loring was the Founding Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Scripps Research and is currently [...]

By |2024-02-09T17:49:21+00:00February 6th, 2024|News-Articles, News-Letters|Comments Off on Jeanne F. Loring Ph.D. Keynote Speaker

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 |2024-02-09T23:14:31+00:00January 29th, 2024|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Call for Applications: “Wars, Diseases & Bioethics” Online Spring School March 25-30 2024

Frederick L. Licciardi M.D. Keynote Speaker

Scientific Foundation for the Ethical Discussion of Fertility Treatments. The term “Reproductive Technologies” encompasses a wide range of therapies used to help those women and couples who cannot conceive a child. Since it’s inception, the field has been an epicenter of ethical controversy. Before initiating any responsible debate on the topic, it is crucial that [...]

By |2024-02-08T01:19:35+00:00January 28th, 2024|News-Articles|Comments Off on Frederick L. Licciardi M.D. Keynote Speaker

Bryn Williams-Jones Ph.D. Keynote Speaker

The Covid-19 pandemic created an exceptional public health situation in which health professionals, governments and the general public were faced with significant uncertainty regarding how best to proceed, and which public health interventions were justified. The numerous ethical issues that arose highlighted the important role of academic and professional bioethicists in the public space, [...]

By |2024-02-08T01:18:05+00:00January 22nd, 2024|News-Articles|Comments Off on Bryn Williams-Jones Ph.D. Keynote Speaker

Call for Applications: “Wars, Pandemics & Bioethics” Online Summer School July 24-29 2023

Bioethics Education International (BEI) invites participants (students and professionals) across the globe to attend the summer school to be held from July 24 to 29, 2023. The summer 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 [...]

By |2024-02-09T23:12:06+00:00May 22nd, 2023|Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Call for Applications: “Wars, Pandemics & Bioethics” Online Summer School July 24-29 2023

Bioethics Education Summer School Online, July 24 – 29 2023

Call for Applications: Summer School Online : July 24 – 29 2023 Bioethics Education International (BEI) invites participants (students and professionals) across the globe to attend the summer school to be held from July 24 to 29, 2023. Read more and use this link,  https://bioethicseducation.org/summer-school-2023/

By |2024-02-09T18:29:56+00:00May 18th, 2023|News-Articles|Comments Off on Bioethics Education Summer School Online, July 24 – 29 2023

Scientists Identify How a Biological Pathway Leads Stem Cells to Die or Regenerate

A new study led by Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has determined that altering a cellular process can lead stem cells—cells from which other cells in the body develop—to die or regenerate. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Stem Cell, may assist in the development of new drugs that can manipulate this [...]

By |2024-02-09T18:23:51+00:00January 19th, 2023|News-Articles|Comments Off on Scientists Identify How a Biological Pathway Leads Stem Cells to Die or Regenerate

‘People aren’t taking this seriously’: experts say US Covid surge is big risk

In the fourth year of the pandemic, Covid-19 is once again spreading across America and being driven by the recent holidays, fewer precautions and the continuing evolution of Omicron subvariants of the virus. New sub-variants are causing concern for their increased transmissibility and ability to evade some antibodies, but the same tools continue to curtail the [...]

By |2023-01-19T04:01:20+00:00January 19th, 2023|News-Letters|Comments Off on ‘People aren’t taking this seriously’: experts say US Covid surge is big risk

The gift that doesn’t keep on giving: non-existence

The philosophy of anti-natalism refuses to die. In the latest issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Finnish bioethicist Matti Häyry renews the argument for reproductive abstinence. The headline over the article gives the game away: “If You Must Give Them a Gift, Then Give Them the Gift of Nonexistence”. Häyry takes a fairly glum view [...]

By |2023-01-19T03:59:59+00:00January 19th, 2023|News-Letters|Comments Off on The gift that doesn’t keep on giving: non-existence