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Oxford Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group for HeLEX
HeLEX DPhil student, Andelka Phillips, is a co-convenor of the new Oxford Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group, with Jesse Wall and Kate Greasley. This is a new discussion group based in the Law Faculty, but our aim is to include ethicists, scientists, medical researchers, clinicians and anyone interested in the medico-legal field. More info...
New report on biobanks by European Commission Expert Group
Newly released is a report of the Expert Group on Dealing with Ethical and Regulatory Challenges of International Biobank Research. It is entitled Biobanks for Europe - A challenge for governance. Dr Jane Kaye, HeLEX Director, was the rapporteur. (Update: video available here.) Read more...
New paper published in Science by HeLEX Director Jane Kaye, Eric M Meslin, Bartha M Knoppers, Eric T Juengst, Mylène Deschênes, et al.
ELSI 2.0 for Genomics and Society
ELSI 2.0 will make it easy for an ELSI scholar in Africa to connect with other scholars around the world or to tap into resources not otherwise readily available. For a U.S.-based advocacy organization, the Collaboratory will provide essential services to extend the reach of work otherwise locked up in the academic literature. Read more...
Developing a Global Vision for the Future of ELSI Research
In response to a paper in Nature, Dr Jane Kaye, Dr Eric M. Meslin, Prof Bartha Knoppers and Prof Eric T. Juengst have written a document on developing a global ELSI strategy for genomic medical research. You can download this as a PDF document here or you can read it online here and post your own comments. To be kept updated, you can automatically join our mailing list by sending a blank email to globalelsi-subscribe at maillist.ox.ac.uk.