Latest Bioethics Stories

2013-10-24 23:29:56

Creighton University bioethics professor, Amy Haddad, Ph.D., receives honor of being named President-Elect of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Creighton University today announced Amy Marie Haddad, Ph.D., has been named president-elect of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Haddad is currently a Creighton University professor, the director of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics and the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss...

2013-10-23 23:24:16

Evidence in Motion Executives Write Article Published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy Exploring the Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena, Their Effect On Patient Outcomes, and Real World Implications Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 An article and follow up responses written by Louisville physical therapist Dr. Laurence N. Benz, PT, DPT, MBA, MAAP and Ft. Collins, CO physical therapist Timothy W. Flynn, PT, PhD, for the July 2013 Journal of Orthopaedic &...

2013-10-18 23:00:43

Co-founder and President Barbara Netter thanks donors for supporting ground-breaking and life-saving research. More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians attended Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy’s “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” Tuesday night at the Harvard Club of New York City. New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 More than 100 prominent donors, scientists, biotech representatives, and physicians...

2013-10-08 10:19:11

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities aims to 'identify individuals who are qualified to perform this role' Clinical ethicists play a vital role in hospitals and other health care systems by helping to resolve ethical conflicts that arise between patients, families, and clinicians about end-of-life care and other important medical decisions. To improve the quality of clinical ethics consultants, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) has proposed a method for...

2013-10-02 23:02:58

The Institute for BioResearch is Texas’s Only Privately Held Whole Body Tissue Bank. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Victory Healthcare is proud to announce that BioEthical Anatomics, the only privately held institution of its kind in Texas, has a new name - the Institute for BioResearch. The Institute timed the change with the launch of a new website with an improved platform to support medical breakthroughs by providing high-quality tissue for ethical scientific research,...

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2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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