HeLEX news and events
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.
Keystone Symposia is pleased to announce its conference on “Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine,” taking place June 17-21, 2013 at Hotel Clarion Sign in Stockholm, Sweden. The abstract and scholarship deadline for this meeting is at midnight US Mountain Time on Feb 20, 2013.
Thursday 6th December 13:00 – 14:00hrs Robert Turner Lecture Theatre OCDEM
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.
In February 2012, Dr Jane Kaye was one of the presenters at the US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The Commission has now released its latest report which is available for download on its website...
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Donna Dickenson, HeLEX Associate Researcher, has published a new book "Bioethics: All That Matters". It shows how new developments in biotechnology – like genetics, stem cell research and artificial reproduction – arouse both our greatest hopes and our greatest fears. Many people invest the new biotechnology with all the aspirations and faith once accorded to religious salvation. But does everyone benefit equally from scientific progress?