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Bioethics Alumnus Obiora N. Anekwe Writes Children’s Book

This Bioethics alumnus, an aspiring teacher, recounts the life of Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins in his new children's book.

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The New York Review of Books Explores Klitzman's Latest Book

Marcia Angell praises Klitzman's nuanced approach in his book on how to make human research safe.

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Robert Klitzman and Joseph Fins Discuss Patients in Liminal States of Consciousness

Bioethics director Robert Klitzman and Joseph Fins discuss the ethical and policy issues in brain injury and disorders of consciousness.

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Dr. Klitzman: In Incurable Cases, the Best We Can Do Is Provide Comfort

"Research won't ease the tragic circumstances confronted by many today, [but] it may help prevent many thousands facing them in the future."

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Klitzman: Compensations for Egg Donors Raise Risks of Eugenics

Without price-guidelines, compensations “will surely escalate for eggs from donors without certain mutations (for example, breast cancer).”

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Klitzman: Are Pharma Prices Unethical?

In light of recent high-profile drug price hikes, the Bioethics director probes the intentions of pharmaceutical companies.

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Dr. Klitzman on Genetic Tests in Psychiatry

"There is a big set of ethical concerns here."

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Robert Klitzman on Ohio Proposal to Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

A recently proposed Ohio bill questions whether it is ethical to abort a fetus for the sole reason that it has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome.

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Dr. Klitzman: Genetic Tests Don’t Tell All

What can’t DNA tests tell us about our mental health disorders and how best to treat them?

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Dean: We’re Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

Dean Jason Wingard spoke with Columbia News about his vision for the School of Professional Studies.

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