Last week the KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, held a symposium titled Mendel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics. The event was part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, which celebrates both a famous Czech and the transatlantic ties between Czech and American cultures.
Dr. John Gluck’s personal journey and lifetime of theory and advocacy for animal rights is on display in a recent profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Faculty Affiliate John Gluck’s manuscript on ethical issues in primate research is given a feature-length review in the most recent edition of the Times Higher Education.
Faculty Affiliate John Gluck, a former primate researcher, recounts and laments his complicity in what he now views as unethical practices in his new book, Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals.
Faculty Affiliate John Gluck, bioethicist and former primate researcher, argues for a formal code of research ethics for animals akin to those that exist for the protection of human research subjects.
Keren Hammerschlag, PhD, and Susan Crockin, JD, join the KIE roster.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, a collection of bioethicists, including KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp, is taking up the question of medical research on chimpanzees in the second of a series of interdisciplinary meetings held at the KIE.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp, along with colleagues, have penned a reply to a recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report on the use of chimpanzees in biomedical and behavioral research.
Funded by a grant from the National Sciences Foundation (NSF), the KIE hosts the first of a series of high-level meetings on animal research ethics with colleges across the country.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp will play a major role in a project funded by the National Science Foundation to study the ethical use of non-human animals in scientific research.
Convened by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the conference brought together more than twenty experts with a range of positions on the ethics of animal research.