The Ethics Blog

A blog from the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Month: December 2016

Ethics and law of stem cell treatment of diabetes

Many people support in various ways medical research, which they perceive as urgent in view of the needs of various patient groups. But patients typically won’t benefit from research unless the results are translated into development of medical products. Type 1 diabetes is an incurable disease that requires daily life-sustaining treatment and strict dietary rules. […]

Research data, health cyberspace and direct-to-consumer genetic testing

We live in a global society, which means there are several actors that regulate both research and services directed at consumers. It is time again for our newsletter on current issues in biobank ethics and law. This time, Biobank Perspectives  lets you read about the legal aspects of direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Santa Slokenberga writes about […]

Two researchers in neuroethics

Our neuroethics group at CRB currently seek two postdoctoral researchers to work in the Human Brain Project (European Commission Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship Project). The positions have different focus. One research task focuses on the role of contexts and cultural imprinting in understanding the brain’s functional architectures. Read more and apply. The second research […]

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