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Dr. Robert Klitzman on the Social Stigma Around Wearing a Mask in the NYT
“I considered whether to put one on and, as a doctor, did so. People glanced at me hesitantly, noticing. I felt awkward.”
David Hoffman Gives Testimony on COVID-19 Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities
"The loss of life at long-term care facilities will have a lasting impact on their ethical and legal standards."
Dr. Klitzman’s ‘Designing Babies’ Featured in Book Review, Parenting Podcast
The 2019 book by the Academic Director of the M.S. in Bioethics was back in the spotlight this week.
Dr. Robert Klitzman on the Politics of Wearing a Mask
Remarks on mask-wearing by the Academic Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program.
Jennifer M. Gumer: Discovering Bioethics at the Intersection of Science and the Law
Columbia's M.S. in Bioethics program connects the dots between a career in law and a lifelong interest in science.
Arjun Mann: Building a Strong Foundation For Medical School
Arjun Mann, ’19SPS, Bioethics, is in his first year of medical school at the University of New England.
"Designing Babies" by Dr. Robert Klitzman
Should You Clone Your Dog?
Talks@Columbia Season 4 Launches
Bioethics Makes New Connections in China
Dr. Mark Sauer on IVF in The New York Times
Can a Baby Have Three Parents?
Robert Klitzman on EpiPen's Price Hike
Robert Klitzman on Gene Editing
Robert Klitzman on the Threat of Bioterrorism
Alumna Kira Peikoff: NASH is a Health Threat
Three Major Changes in the New Normal Market
Robert Klitzman: The Fraught Role of IRBs
From Columbia to Outer Space
Kira Peikoff Writes on CPR in The New York Times
Publishers Weekly Lauds Klitzman’s Book on IRBs
Klitzman: Are Pharma Prices Unethical?
Dr. Klitzman on Genetic Tests in Psychiatry
Dean: We’re Training the Leaders of Tomorrow
How to Game a Job Search
Fearing Punishment for Bad Genes
Research to Save Lives
Is Genetic Testing Humans Playing God?
Reading a Newborn’s DNA
I Had My DNA Picture Taken, With Varying Results
How Much is Too Much to Know About Your Own DNA?
The Case for Tolerating E-Cigarettes
Henrietta Lacks' Genes and All of Yours?
Does Progress Breed Mental Illness?
My Genome and Me
Making Portraits Out of DNA
Insights vs. Myths About the Brain
How Do We Define Death?
Is Depression Inherited?
Are We Our Genes?
When Scientists Lie
The Uses and Misuses of 9/11
DNA Test Picks Child's Sport
My Sister, My Grief
Family Pushes for Change in Donor Compensation
Two of New York’s Killers on the Run
The New Frontier of Surrogate Pregnancy
Be Part of the Solution
Ethical Implications of HIV/AIDS
Death Panels or Dignity, and You...
When the Patient Is a V.I.P.