March 9, 2021

A New Edition of The New Bioethics Is Now Available

The New Bioethics (vol. 26, no. 1, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Ethical Aspects of Translating Research with Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Products into Clinical Practice: A Stakeholder Approach” by Clemens Heyder, Solveig Lena Hansen and … Read More

February 16, 2021

How a Black Bioethicist Makes the Case for Vaccination to People of Color

(Vox) – Covid-19 vaccines are becoming available, but not everyone wants to get a shot. Which raises a fraught question: Should it be up to each individual to decide whether or not to get vaccinated against a disease that poses … Read More

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