News and Upcoming Events

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'I Am Human' Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Presented by the International Neuroethics Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/IEEE BRAIN. This online event is free and open to the public. Registration in advance is required.

The feature documentary 'I am Human' premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020
3:00 - 4:00pm EST

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Fall Bioethics Public Seminars

Our Bioethics Public Seminar Series will continue in January 2021. Recordings from our fall events are available to watch on our website:

Maternity Care Deserts in Rural Michigan from Andrea Wendling, MD;
and Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to Your Health? from Anjana Susarla, PhD.

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No Easy Answers in Bioethics

My Experience Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Kelly-Blake and Van Linden - Episode 22

Our May podcast episode features features a personal narrative of life with a spinal cord injury. Center Associate Professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake is joined by Mark Van Linden, MSA, and president of Adversity Solutions LLC. Mr. Van Linden candidly shares his story, discussing his life before and after his injury, and addressing not just the physical impact, but the mental, emotional, and relational impact of becoming paralyzed at age 39.

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CRISPR Dangers Highlight the Need for Continued Research on Human Gene Editing

Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD

Join the discussion! Dr. Carter-Johnson will respond to comments posted through December 15, 2020.

Dr. Jennifer Carter-Johnson is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law in the Michigan State University College of Law..