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Expanding living kidney donation: ethical and policy considerations
In 1954 the first successful living donor kidney transplant was performed between identical twins. With the improvement in immunosuppression, ABO compatible friends, spouses and even strangers can now donate kidneys to ...
CRISPR and gene editing: one tool to rule them all
Advances in gene editing, particularly the development of CRISPR-cas9, have allowed for new applications of this technology, ranging from gene drives to development of new animal models for research. This emerging biotechnology ...
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2015/2016
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2015 through May 2016.
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2010/2011
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2010 through May 2011.
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2013/2014
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2013 through May 2014.
UT Southwestern Medical Center Ethics Grand Rounds - 2006/2007
This document lists the schedule of Ethics Grand Rounds events for September 2006 through May 2007.
Taking care of Muslim patients: spiritual, gender, & end-of-life issues in focus
This presentation will empower allied healthcare professionals, bioethicists, researchers and chaplains with enhanced literacy in the religious and moral dimensions of healthcare delivery. It will use empirical data and ...
Institutional corruption & off-label drug use
Although sometimes reasonable, off-label drug use typically is unsupported by substantial evidence of effectiveness and safety. At the root of inappropriate off-label drug use lies institutional corruption of pharmaceutical ...
Recognizing racially motivated diagnosis and treatment
The racially motivated thinking and behaviors of American physicians receive inadequate attention in the medical literature and medical curricula. Doctors have always absorbed the racial stereotypes and folkloricbeliefs ...
Is transhumanism a helpful answer to contemporary bioethical challenges?
Transhumanism is proposed by its advocates as the ultimate solution to struggles and limitations that affect personal and social health and well-being. Such a proposal could appear merely a philosophical exercise. Three ...