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‘The Ethics Police’ Asks Who Regulates Medical Research

The Journal-Inquirer explores Dr. Klitzman’s study of the ethical questions that arise in medical experimentation.

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Did “VIP Syndrome” Play a Role in Prince’s Death?

Robert Klitzman asks why doctors give celebrities special treatment, even if it ends up violating medical ethics and hurting a patient’s health.

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Should You Take a Genetics Test?

The truth about at-home genetic testing is more complicated than many people may think.

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Extraordinary Columbians Honored With Awards at Graduation

The School of Professional Studies honors a group of outstanding individuals, including graduates Drew Muller and Adam Vigiano, the first two student recipients of The Campbell Award and the Dean’s Excellence Award.

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Preparing to Succeed Today: School of Professional Studies Celebrates Its First Graduating Class

Proudly attired in Columbia blue caps and gowns, students across the University’s 12 master’s programs celebrate their graduation.

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Health Affairs Reviews ‘The Ethics Police?’

Bioethics program director Robert Klitzman is featured in Health Affairs for his latest book on ethics in healthcare.

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Bioethicists Discuss Gene Editing's Deadly Potential

Can gene editing create a deadly weapon of mass destruction?

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Robert Klitzman Talks Gene Editing on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

We may soon have the technology to edit the genes of embryos, but where does society draw the line?

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Do Ethicists Hinder HIV Prevention Research?

HIV studies are receiving less participants because parental consent is often required.

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Ten Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

Ten students in their final year of study at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies have each received a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to be applied toward tuition.

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