Announcement

Request for Abstracts: ELSIcon2022

ELSIcon2022: Innovating for a Just and Equitable Future June 1-3, 2022 • Columbia University, New York, NY Research on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetics research and…

Spotlight

Creating and Sharing Animated Videos to Communicate ELSI Concepts: An Interview with Mildred Cho

In August, Mildred Cho, PhD, a long-time member of the ELSI scholarly community, and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics and in the Department of Medicine at…

Announcement

CERA Working Groups - Call for Proposals

The Center for ELSI Resources and Analysis (CERA) is an interdisciplinary center that connects scientists, scholars, policymakers, journalists and the general public with information about the…

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Informed Consent in Genomic Medicine – Strengthening Assessment, Ethical Resilience, Practice

The GE2P2 Global Foundation – a 2016 spin-off from the Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine – has launched a multi-year initiative to assess and materially strengthen informed consent…

NIH Announcement

NIH Requests Information on Developing Consent Language for Future Use of Data and Biospecimens  

On July 1, 2021 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a Request for Information (RFI) on the utility and useability of Consent for Da

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Genetics and Responsibility: More Complicated Than We’d Thought

Watch the recordings of the symposium here By Erik Parens, PhD and Paul S. Appelbaum, MD

ELSIhub News

Why it is Important to Call Out Racist Language Amongst Our Professional Peers

Recently, on a panel at a conference of a medical professional society, the president of the society used a racist term that is an ethnic slur used to refer to Asians. The speaker did not publicly…