Focus group – Help improve information for patients on clinical trials

Focus group – Help improve information for patients on clinical trials Cancer Research UK in partnership with the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at University College London Often people who participated in trials want to find out what happened next to the study they took part in – but this need isn’t currently being met. …

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Call for Abstracts – IME Summer Conference 15 & 16 June 2017

4th IME Summer Conference 2017 Institue of Medical Ethics June 15 – 16, 2017; Liverpool CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:  Posters, Oral Presentations & Panel Proposals. The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference in Liverpool 15th and 16th June 2017. The conference is a two-day event, designed to give opportunities for academics, clinicians and students …

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11th Annual Spring (Education) Conference – Ethics: Do we still need it?

11th Annual Spring (Education) Conference – Ethics: Do we still need it? Institute of Medical Ethics March 3, 2017 Woburn House Conference Centre, London This conference will explore what professionalism means and whether ethics is subsumed by it, whether anything is lost if we subsume ethics teaching into professionalism, and the case for taking ethics to …

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Policy Conference: Public Engagement for Research, Practice and Policy

CONFERENCE: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT FOR RESEARCH, PRACTICE AND POLICY – Exploring Policy Options for Responsible Research, Sustainability and Innovation November 16 – 17, 2016 By setting public engagement (PE) as a key thematic element of responsible research and innovation (RRI), the European Commission promotes fundamental changes in the way in which civil society and other stakeholders outside …

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Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age

Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age January, 27 – 28, 2017 The University of Otago, New Zealand hosts a conference on the topic Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age. The aim is to explore current ethical and legal issues surrounding bioethics and health law in the Information Age, centring on the …

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Fighting Malaria with CRISPR/Cas9

Fighting Malaria with CRISPR/Cas9 September 7, 2016 CRISPR/Cas9 is the most efficient new tool for genome editing. It is simple and cost-effective. There is great hope for curing severe genetic diseases using CRISPR/Cas9. Since its publication by Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier in Science 2012, the scientific community has discussed ethical issues, in particular those …

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AIDS 2016: 21st International Conference on AIDS

AIDS 2016: 21st International Conference on AIDS July 18-22,2016 AIDS 2016 is expected to convene over 18,000 delegates from around the world including up to 1,000 journalists. The conference will be held from 18-22 July 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC). The International AIDS Society, the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals, …

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30 Years of European Bioethics: EACME Conference

30 Years of European Bioethics: EACME Conference September 8-10, 2016 In 2016, both the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) will celebrate their 30th anniversary. The 2016 EACME Annual Conference will focus on a variety of highly relevant …

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Healthcare in Europe – A safe haven?

Healthcare in Europe – A safe haven? September 26-27, 2016 Health systems in Europe face major challenges after the economic crisis and against the background of increasing health care costs. Providing innovative personalized treatments to European citizens, as well as an increasing health care need of ageing societies will further intensify this situation. In this …

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