HeLEX news and events
Scientists can no longer guarantee patients' privacy. They're looking for new ways to build trust. See the attached pdf file for report by Jennifer Couzin-Frankel in Science
This event will cover a vast range of topics, regarding “How stem cells therapies are reshaping medical & research pathways?” The full program will consist of plenary sessions, two work shops and a round table.
Wellcome Trust funding secured to cover the costs of local or international travel and registration for our June 2015 conference, here in Oxford.
HeLEX Conference June 23-25 2015, Oxford UK Translational Research and Emerging Technologies
Title: The evolution of withdrawal: negotiating research relationships in biobanking Authors: Melham Karen, Briceno Moraia Linda, Mitchell Colin, Morrison Michael, Teare Harriet, Kaye Jane Journal: Life Sciences Society and Policy MS: 1777235364129158
Recently visiting Asst. Professor Jusaku Minari, has just published in Scripted " Return of Genetic Research Results: The Japanese Experience and its Implications for the International Debate" Jusaku Minari, Donald Chalmers, Kazuto Kato, pp.180-192. Time was spent on this article whilst visiting here at HeLEX, the University of Oxford. Many congratulations Asst Prof. Minari.
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.
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.
New post available at HeLEX
HeLEX is recruiting for a Quantitative Researcher to design, execute, analyse and publish survey findings in a number of key areas around the research that HeLEX carries out. The post is offered full-time for a fixed-term of 2 years at Grade 7. Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday, 2nd March 2015. More information is available on the Oxford University recruitment website.