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5 Things to Know Before Trying a Genetic Test

With at-home genetics testing becoming easier and easier, what are we really learning about our bodies? Bioethics program director Robert Klitzman has some thoughts.

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Dr. Mark Sauer on IVF in The New York Times

While IVF is growing exponentially, bioethics student and fertility doctor Mark Sauer advises that potential parents need more information in The New York Times.

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Bioethics Certificate Student to Speak at Oxford

Dr. Amrit Ray, who is currently studying in the School of Professional Studies' Bioethics Certificate program, is slated to speak at an Oxford panel on "Compassionate Use Access to Investigational Medicines."

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Can a Baby Have Three Parents?

Will genetic "three-parent" babies become a legal procedure in the U.S., and other pressing bioethics questions answered by Robert Klitzman.

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Robert Klitzman on EpiPen's Price Hike

How can drug companies get away with such outrageous prices for live-saving medicine, like the EpiPen? Robert Klitzman explores the conflicting values at the pharmacists' counter.

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Robert Klitzman on the Ethics of Human-Animal Embryos

The bioethicist said, "this is the stuff of science fiction.”

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Robert Klitzman in the New York Times

The program director for Bioethics responds to an article about the spread of ISIS to the west.

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Why Donald Trump's Rhetoric Is Dangerous

In a powerful essay on CNN, Robert Klitzman, the director of the Master of Science in Bioethics Program, argues that Donald Trump's rhetoric of fear plays into terrorism.

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FASEB Journal on Klitzman's Ethics Police: "This is an important book."

Robert Klitzman receives another positive review for his book The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

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Robert Klitzman Celebrates the Life of Neurologist Oliver Sacks

Robert Kliztman participates in a celebration of the life and accomplishments of neurologist Oliver Sacks, available online.

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