News and Events
HeLEX news and events
Speaker : Dr Charles Foster
Follow the link for this article written by Jane Kaye, Edgar A Whitley, David Lund, Michael Morrison, Harriet Teare and Karen Melham in the European Journal of Human Genetics.
Follow the link for a summary of up and coming events run by the Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group.
Ethics at the Crossroads: Where Public Health, Genomics, Data and Translational Science Meet May 7th
International conference hosted by IU Center for Bioethics to explore emerging ethical, legal and social issues in science and society
The first conference of its kind in the UK, the symposium will feature: introduction of UKAN’s Guide to Best Practice in Anonymisation, keynotes from the Information Commissioner Christopher Graham, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt and Professor Sir Mark Walport as well as panel sessions on the legal aspects and policy impacts of anonymisation. The symposium will take place on the 11th September 2014 at the Welcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London. NW1 2BE, UK. For further information and to register for the symposium please go to our website
Professor Kevin Outterson, Boston University School of Public Health and Dr Timo Minssen, University of Copenhagen will be speaking this Friday 25 April at 2pm in Seminar Room 1, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus Headington, Oxford
Data sharing policy design for consortia: challenges for sustainability
Dr Jane Kaye of HeLEX is among contributors to this new paper in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences entitled "A review of the key issues associated with the commercialization of biobanks"
Dr Jane Kaye, Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies at the University of Oxford, discusses with Michele Garfinkel, Manager of the EMBO Science Policy Programme, her research on how to adapt consent procedures to the requirements of different genomic research projects.
HeLEX is involved in the Personal Genome Project that is being led by Professor Stephan Beck from UCL. Here are the links to some of the news coverage.
Over 70 leading health care, research, and disease advocacy organizations that together involve colleagues in over 40 countries have taken the first steps to form an international alliance dedicated to enabling secure sharing of genomic and clinical data.
We are currently offering two non-stipendiary summer internships for the month of July 2013, at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, in the Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford.
Members of the newly established Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC) have been confirmed and will take up post immediately...
The Brocher Foundation is located on the shores of the Geneva Lake, in Hermance (Geneva - Switzerland). The Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months. They give researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month a dozen of visiting researchers live and concentrate on their research project at the Foundation.