Two Senior Research Scholars, John Keown and Daniel Sulmasy, have received the high honor of being inducted as Ordinary Members of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Pontificia Academia Pro Vita).
KIE Senior Scholar Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, will be featured in an upcoming documentary titled “Your Health: A Sacred Matter.”
KIE Director Maggie Little was featured in a photo exhibition of “Extraordinary Georgetown Women” on Tuesday, October 10. The exhibition celebrates Georgetown women making a global impact and is part of an event organized by Women on the Map, a digitally driven women’s leadership organization supported by Georgetown University, and the Georgetown Women’s Alliance.
Senior Research Scholar Henry Richardson has published a new co-authored paper in the New England Journal of Medicine. The paper, titled When Ancillary Care Clashes with Study Aims, examines whether medical researchers have a moral obligation to provide ancillary care in cases where doing so interferes with the study’s aims. Authors Richardson, Nir Eyal, Jeffrey […]
Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas was recently named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics.
A report completed by Institute Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little and colleagues was recently featured in Science as the leading guidance on the issue of maternal immunization ethics and the Zika virus.
KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues, funded by the UK’s Wellcome Trust, have published ethical guidelines to responsibly and equitably include pregnant women in research related to public health emergencies, especially Zika.
KIE alum Travis Rieder and Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla join Foreign Policy to discuss the ethics of having children in the face of environmental catastrophe.
Senior Research Scholar Bob Veatch comments on a case that fundamentally changed our thinking of doctor-patient relationships.
Dr. Stohr’s episode, “Democracy and Civility” asks: “‘Don’t discuss politics at the dinner table.’ Why not?” Listen to the full episode here.
A local library is creating space for people to gather and talk about the taboo topic of death with facilitators. Dr. Sulmasy joins The Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss the rising popularity of these “Death Cafes.”
Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little, along with research team colleagues, will present selections from their work on the Zika virus at the upcoming meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
Work by a research team headed by KIE Director Maggie Little focused on pregnancy health ethics was recently referenced in a paper highlighting prominent work on the issue.
This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.
Researcher Shin Fujieda is scheduled to give an informal presentation of his research on the employment of religious concepts in Japanese public discourse concerning biomedical issues.
Senior Research Scholar Daniel Sulmasy is featured in a recent story on “Human Embryoids,” stem cells coaxed into organizing themselves into entities that resemble human embryos.
KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues comment on a recent article in JAMA Pediatrics they describe as unethically overstating the connection between of medication use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in childhood.
In the new book Current Controversies in Bioethics (ed. S. Matthew Liao and Colin O’Neil), Senior Research Scholar Henry Richardson contributes a chapter on ancillary care and the obligation of medical researchers to provide it, especially in developing-world settings.