Christine Grady, MSN, PhD, discussed her bioethics research at last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture.

NIH’s Grady reviews complexity, impact of bioethics research

Bioethics research is “one of the most theoretically complex forms of research,” Christine Grady, MSN, PhD, said at last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture.

NIH bioethics expert Grady set for next Discovery Lecture

Nurse-bioethicist Christine Grady, MSN, PhD, chief of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Study sheds light on importance of comprehension when obtaining consent

Bioethics study focuses on comprehension of informed consent for research

Talking bioethics

Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH, director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, spoke about the role of bioethics in precision medicine during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

Deciphering DNA code

VUMC part of national effort to improve genomic science laws, regulations

Experts in medicine and the law at the University of Minnesota and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are leading a national effort to analyze and recommend improvements in genomic law.

Landmark report urges caution before releasing gene drive-modified organisms

A new report released this week raises questions about “gene drives,” a biological process that can profoundly and rapidly alter the characteristics of entire species.