September 11, 2020

The Ethics of Pausing a Vaccine Trial in the Midst of a Pandemic: a Conversation with Ruth Faden

(STAT News) – The revelation that AstraZeneca paused its clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine has focused attention on the company and the clinical trial process. The hold occurred after a participant in the trial developed symptoms consistent with a … Read More

June 9, 2020

The Challenge of Conducting Clinical Research During a Pandemic

(Knowable Magazine) – The need is great, and so are the challenges. To learn about them, Knowable Magazine turned to Kathryn Edwards, a pediatrician and vaccine researcher at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Edwards has decades of … Read More

March 24, 2020

A New Edition of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Is Now Available

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (vol. 29, no. 1, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “In Memoriam. Dan Callahan: Writing a Life in Bioethics” by Joseph J. Fins “Xenia: Refugees, Displaced Persons and Reciprocity” by John Harris … Read More