Pushing the Boundaries: Scientific Innovation and Biomedical Ethics

Thursday, April 11, 2019 (All day) to Friday, April 12, 2019 (All day)
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The conference will bring together clinicians, scientists and clinical and research ethicists to reflect on the impact of new developments in preclinical and clinical research affecting people’s health. It will also address ways cutting-edge research may be influenced by various ethical, moral, legal and scientific viewpoints.

Keynote presenters will include:

  • Sarah Chan, PhD, co-director, Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law at University of Edinburgh, who will present “Regenerative Medicine: Navigating the Landscape of Emerging Treatments.”
  • Alex John London, PhD, Clara L. West Professor of Ethics and Philosophy and Director of Center for Ethics and Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, who will present “Innovation, Rigor and the Best Interests of Study Participants: Can We Have it All?”
  • David Magnus, PhD, Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University, who will present “Facing the Changing Ethical Landscape in Organ Transplantation.”


  • Early Bird Registration Fee (through April 1, 2019) -  $100
  • Registration Fee (after April 1, 2019) - $130
  • Student - $30 (Limit: 25 people)
  • Fellow/Resident - $60
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