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Beyond the Medical: The ELSI of Polygenic Scores for Social Traits

August 12, 2022

UNC Center for Bioethics core faculty member Jean Cadigan, Ph.D., along with a multidisciplinary team of researchers from across the country, was recently awarded an R01 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH entitled, Beyond the Medical: The ELSI of Polygenic Scores for Social Traits.

2022 Merrimon Lecture Series

July 18, 2022

The Center for Bioethics will host The 2022 Merrimon Lecture Series. Our first speaker is Elena Conis, Ph.D. on September 9th. The 45th Merrimon Lecture speaker is Heidi J. Larson, Ph.D. will be on September 14th. Finally, Perri Klass, M.D. on November 3rd, 12:00 pm.

Center for Bioethics hosting 2 day event on Ethical Issues in Language & Culture

July 14, 2022

The Center appreciates the Foundation’s support in hosting a two-day event in October 2022. The event focuses on issues related to culture, language, and health care. The event includes 2 lectures (hybrid) under our Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds series. In addition, will we offer 3 workshops, devoted to how differences in culture and language arise … Continued

Doug MacKay Post-Tenure Research Leave

June 7, 2022

I was fortunate to have a post-tenure research leave during the spring 2022 semester. I used the time away from teaching and service to complete a few projects which had been slowed by the pandemic, including a paper with Ali Huber-Disla on the ethics of soda taxes and a paper with Emma Cohn on the … Continued

New Research Project Manager: Hadas Baron

June 1, 2022

Hadas is a Research Project Manager for the Center for Bioethics for PRomoting Equity for Pregnant Adolescents in REsearch (PREPARE; aka PHASES Adolescence) and Framework for Advances in Reprogenomics Ethics & Regulation (FAIRER). She is an MPH graduate of Global Health from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and received her BA in … Continued

GiveUNC March 29

March 23, 2022

Save the date! On March 29 Tar Heels around the world are going to give back and pay it forward. Join us for #GiveUNC and help support the causes that make Carolina a place like no other.   Click here to donate

Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine

February 21, 2022

Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine   Call for Applications The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the … Continued