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.
Conversations in Bioethics is just around the corner. This year’s topic is disability. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the event.
Former KIE fellows Colin Hickey and Jake Earl join the Overpopulation Podcast this week to discuss a recent paper co-authored with KIE alum Travis Rieder.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr examines the prevalence of contempt in our everyday and political conversations in a New York Times opinion piece.