News and Announcements
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig and Bioethics Program Manager Lindsay Forbes, co-authors in "How California Prepared for Implementation of Physician-Assisted Death: A Primer".
- Videos from the Frontier Issues in Research Ethics conference held on March 8th and 9th at the University of Minnesota are now available. Click here for a link to the conference and videos.
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig, a panelist in "Failures of Informed Consent – Lessons". Click here to view panel.
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig, is an author in PLOS Computational Biology Journal article, "Ten simple rules for responsible big data research"
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig featured on ABC 7 News, "Proposed Law Could put Cancer Research at Risk Over Privacy Issues"
- Genomics researcher, Dr. Elena Flowers featured in Science of Caring, "A Personal Genomics Journey"
- CT2G Collaborator, Dr. Thomas May highlighted in WLRH Public Radio, "Adoptees Discover More with Genomic Sequencing"
- The Thelma Shobe Endowed Lectureship in Ethics and Spirituality featured in Science of Caring, "Shobe Lectures Show the Value of Bioethics"
- CT2G Collaborator, Dr. Thomas May highlighted in Science of Us, "How Adoptees Are Filling In the Holes in Their Family Medical History"
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig highlighted in UCSF News Center, "Ethics of Testing for Preterm Birth Risk Weighs Uncertain Harms and Benefits" (November 22, 2016)
- CT2G faculty member Rina Bliss highlighted in Science of Caring (December 2015, UCSF School of Nursing)
- CT2G Co-Director, Dr. Barbara Koenig, guest edited the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Special Issue “Should We Offer Genomic Research Results to a Participant’s Family, Including After the Participant’s Death?” Featured articles co-authored by Dr. Koenig include:
- Returning a Research Participant’s Genomic Results to Relatives: Analysis and Recommendations
- Preferences Regarding Return of Genomic Results to Relatives of Research Participants, Including After Participant Death: Empirical Results from a Cancer Biobank
- Mapping the Ethics of Translational Genomics: Situating Return of Results and Navigating the Research-Clinical Divide
- "Institute for Health and Aging 30th Anniversary Celebration" (November 2015, UCSF School of Nursing)
- NIH Bioethics Fellowship- Postdoc application deadline: Midnight 12/31/15). Pre-doc application deadline: Midnight 1/15/16. http://bioethics.nih.gov/education/index.shtml
- "Free course Ethical and Social Challenges of Genomic and Precision Medicine starts April 27 on Coursera." https://www.coursera.org/course/ethicalsocialgenomic
- "Millions of DNA samples stored in warehouse worry privacy advocates." (Feburary 2015, LA Times)
- "Doing the Genomics Revolution Right." (December 2014, Science of Caring, UCSF School of Nursing)
- "Bringing Up Baby: The promise and peril of newborn genome sequencing." (Fall 2014, Breakthroughs, UC Berkeley Magazine)
- "CT2G From Base Pairs to Bedside" (Spring 2014, Life Sciences Foundation Magazine)
- Congratulations to Osagie K. Obasogie, JD, PhD on his new book, "Blinded By Sight: Seeing Race Through the Eyes of the Blind"
- Wylie Burke, PhD, MD of the University of Washington named UCSF Presidential Chair 2013-2014
For more information on the UCSF Presidential Chair Award, click here
- "UCSF, Kaiser Permanente Launch Translational Genomics Ethics Center" (Nov 15, 2013, GenomeWeb Daily News)
- Congratulations to Robert Nussbaum, MD and Barbara Koenig, PhD at UCSF on receiving a five year NIH grant to examine the potential of whole exome sequencing for newborn screening. The grant was co-funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
- CT2G Co-Director, Barbara Koenig, PhD on her return to UCSF
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