Marking the fifty-year legacy of a landmark Harvard report on brain death, a new special report published by the Hastings Center examines lingering questions about the definition of death, implications for organ transplantation, and lessons from the case of Jahi McMath.
A professor of philosophy and law at New York University and the “Ethicist” columnist for The New York Times Magazine, Kwame Anthony Appiah will touch on themes from his new book, “The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identi
“This knowledge is irrevocable.” So reads an opening line in the terms-of-service agreement for 23andMe, a leading direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. This remarkable phrase attests to an increasing recognition of the role genomic knowledge plays in shaping human life.
Center faculty member J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, and Center research fellow Lisa Moses, DVM, recently published the first study on moral distress in North American veterinarians, published in the October 2018 issue of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.