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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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Robert Klitzman: Human Subject Research and Its Discontents

On Utah Public Radio, the Bioethics director explains his personal connection to human subject research.

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Klitzman: Home DNA Kits May Not Offer Ancestry Answers

On PRI’s “The World,” Bioethics director Robert Klitzman cautions consumers against seeking clues about their heritage from at-home genetic testing kits.

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Dr. James Colgrove Talks Vaccination Ethics for Voices in Bioethics Podcast

Dr. James Colgrove discusses last December’s measles outbreak at Disneyland, Senate Bill 277, and the ethics of vaccinations.

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Bioethics Director Explores the Power and Limits of IRBs

In The Huffington Post, Dr. Robert Klitzman traces the legacy of medical ethics from World War II to the present.

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Dr. Klitzman: Why I Wanted to Investigate IRBs

Having witnessed the negative effects of human subject research, Dr. Robert Klitzman wanted to take a peek behind the closed doors of institutional review boards.

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With Modern Families, New Ethical Questions Arise

In the wake of a celebrity’s battle to exercise her rights over her embryos, Bioethics director Dr. Robert Klitzman explores the ethical dilemmas regarding embryo ownership.

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