Had you asked me five months ago to guess what will soon bring the world together, I may have naively told you that perhaps The Beatles (or who remain of them) are going to set off on a Summer 2020 global reunion tour.
From Peter H. Schwartz, MD, PhD, Director of the IU Center for Bioethics: This weekend and early next week, Dr. Sabine Hildebrandt will lead a series of events as the inaugural lecturer for the Dr. William S. Silvers Holocaust, Genocide, and Contemporary Bioethics Lectureship. At the various events, Dr. Hildebrandt will describe how […]
The short answer is yes. Recently, The IU Center for Bioethics hosted a talk, given by Dr. Andrew Brightman, discussing the ethics of research involving wearable technologies. Dr. Brightman is a professor of Engineering Practice and Associate Head of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. He spoke about the ethical quandaries often […]
Six months after I received the results of my online genetics test, I opened an email informing me that the company to whom I had previously sent my DNA recently tested to determine my risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. I reread the email—questioning myself. What are the benefits to knowing you are at a higher risk […]