February 26, 2021

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 46, no. 3, 2020) is available online by subscription only.  “Confused Out of Care: Unanticipated Consequences of a ‘Hostile Environment’” by Rose Glennerster and Nathan Hodson “Ethical Concerns with Online Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Companies” by Henry … Read More

February 19, 2021

Why grandparents can’t find vaccines: Scarcity of niche biotech ingredients

(Washington Post) Scaling up production of formerly niche substances such as lipid nanoparticles for a global vaccine drive has been among the most complex challenges facing the Biden administration as it aims to ramp up the frustratingly slow provision of … Read More

February 18, 2021

The Code Breaker and Crispr People — the ethics of editing humanity

(Financial Times) For all the headlines generated by the experiment in Shenzhen, it did not spark a global ethical debate about Crispr, the gene-editing technology that will almost certainly be used to change the course of life. While the world clashed … Read More

February 2, 2021

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 46, no. 2, 2020) is available online by subscription only. “Importance of Systematic Deliberation and Stakeholder Presence: A National Study of Clinical Ethics Committees” by Morten Magelssen “First Prosecution of a Dutch Doctor Since the … Read More