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Abortion and the Genetic Counselor: The Impact of Restrictive Legislation on Genetic Counseling Practice

The first class of genetic counselors graduated with an M.A. from the Sarah Lawrence College in 1971; less than two years later, the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in all…


Biocolonialism and Other “Western”-Centered Bioethical Failures Onto Indigenous Peoples

There are complex, historical reasons why global Indigenous peoples have largely not engaged in genetics and genomics research. For example, if we look to the 1990s and early 2000s, global Indigenous…


ELSI in Review • September 2022

About this listing ELSI in Review is a listing of recently published reviews of the literature on key ELSI topics curated by CERA staff. Our September 2022 set explores parent experiences with…


ELSI Friday Forum Seminar Series

ABOUT ELSI Friday Forum is a monthly one-hour seminar series featuring topics on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetics and genomics research.  Join us from 12:00-1:00pm ET…


Announcing a New Special Issue of the Journal of Literature and Science

We are pleased to announce the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Literature and Science, Fictions of Genetic Privacy, co-edited by Jay Clayton and Claire Sisco King. It features nine…


CERA Co-Director Mildred Cho Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship with Inaugural Bernard Lo, MD Award in Bioethics

Mildred Cho, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Stanford University, has been named the recipient of The Greenwall Foundation’s inaugural Bernard Lo, MD Award in Bioethics. The Lo Award…

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