The latest attack on the right to abortion: Restricted reasons
Jonathan F. Will, a professor of law at Mississippi College School of Law, identifies a new trend in abortion restrictions.
Update on ASHG 2021 Annual Meeting
Dear ASHG Members, With the successful conclusion of ASHG’s first ever virtual meeting, we want to provide you with an update on the Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting. Given the continued uncertainty of…
Capacities of Global Institutions for Gene Drive Governance
Gene drive technologies represent a promising approach to the reduction of the global health burden posed by insect-borne infectious diseases like malaria and dengue. The application of new…
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications in All of Us
(The following announcement is available online at All of Us, News and Events) Today the All of Us Research Program released the white paper “Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) in the …
Welcome to ELSIhub – Your Portal to ELSI Resources
We are delighted to announce the launch of ELSIhub! ELSIhub is your resource; now is the time to make it your own.
The Forefront of Genomics: ELSI and NHGRI’s 2030 Strategic Vision
After two years of planning, the NHGRI released its 2030 “Strategic vision for improving human health at The Forefront of Genomics.” published in Nature on October 28, 2020. Acknowledging the…
Will the benefits of genomics research reach “All of Us”?
One approach to identifying new potential drug targets, Dr. Keolu Fox, a human geneticist in the Indigenous Futures Lab at the University of California, San Diego claims, is adding genetic…
Albert R. Jonsen, PhD (1931-2020) Foundational Scholar of Bioethics
Albert R. Jonsen, PhD (1931-2020), a foundational figure and scholar in bioethics, died at his home in San Francisco on October 21, 2020. His extraordinary contributions to the field of bioethics and…