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berman institute of bioethics

Philosophy
Hanna Pickard, an expert in moral psychology, named 45th BDP
Published July 10, 2019
Her research centers on the nature of mental disorders and how society ought to respond to maladaptive behaviors like crime and addiction
Bioethics
A 'riveting' account of opioid addiction
Published June 21, 2019
Travis Rieder draws from experience and research to explore the opioid crisis in America
Protein of the future
Published Spring 2019
There are around 100 companies developing plant, seed, insect, and lab-grown meat alternatives. But will we eat it? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Bioethics
Expert calls for solution to common drug shortages in the U.S.
Published March 5, 2019
Pediatric oncologist calls for government to address the shortage of critical cancer drugs for children
Intersession
Lulu, Nana, and 'Gattaca'
Published Jan 17, 2019
Students debate the ethical issues surrounding the recent birth of genetically altered twins who were designed to be HIV-resistant
Bioethics
An 'unacceptable' public health oversight
Published Dec 10, 2018
Experts say that the exclusion of pregnant women from vaccine development and use must end
Berman Institute
Practical ethics for the 21st Century
Published Nov 13, 2018
Seven teams awarded grants by Berman Institute of Bioethics will present their research Wednesday
Philanthropy
Berman Institute receives $15M gift
Published July 12, 2018
Gift will establish Ruth R. Faden Endowment for Education in Bioethics, named in honor of the institute's founding director
Autonomous vehicles
In the driver's seat
Published Summer 2018
Self-driving cars have the potential to make roads safer. But what do we do while they learn from their mistakes? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Bioethics
Experimental fetal therapy needs trial testing, bioethicists say
Published Dec 13, 2017
Amnioinfusion therapy could aid lung development in fetuses that do not develop kidneys