December 18, 2018
KIE Acting Director Daniel Sulmasy responds to WHO questions on the ethics of gene editing
KIE Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy responds to the World Health Organization’s call for setting ethics guidance in gene editing. Read his full comments here.
November 29, 2018
KIE Acting Director Daniel Sulmasy voices concern about human genetic editing claimed by Chinese scientist
KIE Acting Director Dr. Daniel Sulmasy voices concern about human genetic editing claimed by Chinese scientist. Reports say that a Chinese scientist claims to have performed genetic editing to create twins girls who are resistant to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. If this is the case, then it would be the first instance of humans […]
November 22, 2018
Spanish translation of Gómez-Lobo and Keown, Bioethics and the Human Goods
Senior Research Scholar John Keown flew to Santiago, Chile, to attend the launch on 22 November of the Spanish translation of Bioethics and the Human Goods, an introduction to natural law bioethics that was drafted by Professor Alfonso Gómez-Lobo, completed by Keown after the former’s untimely death and published by Georgetown University Press in 2015. […]
November 1, 2018
KIE Scholar Publishes New Book
KIE Senior Research Scholar John Keown has produced a second edition of his widely acclaimed book Euthanasia, Ethics and Public Policy. It will be published in the US by Cambridge University Press in late November. The book, a significantly revised, updated and expanded version argues against the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia and/or physician-assisted suicide on […]
September 12, 2018
NIH Joint Colloquium in Bioethics 2018-2019
The KIE is proud to continue as a co-sponsor of the Joint Bioethics Colloquium for 2018-19. The Joint Colloquium in Bioethics is a topical seminar that meets 4-5 times each semester at the NIH Clinical Center to discuss the work of distinguished visiting speakers. The seminar is co-sponsored by the NIH Department of Bioethics, The […]
July 31, 2018
KIE Announces Dr. Daniel Sulmasy as Acting Director
Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics announces Dr. Daniel Sulmasy as the new Acting Director.
Conversations in Bioethics
Conversations in Bioethics is an annual campus-wide discussion of a crucial bioethics issue. This year, our focus is on end of life care.
Intensive Bioethics Course
Back and better than ever the updated intensive bioethics course runs from June 6-8, 2019, offering new lectures and small group sessions with KIE scholars, affiliates, and guests.