Episode 19 – Bioethics with Jeffrey Kahn

Dr. Jeffrey Kahn

Dr. Jeffrey Kahn


Dr. Jeffrey Kahn is Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Kahn reminds us of the importance of ethics in science – from the classroom to public policy.

Ethics Resources:
Kennedy Institute of Ethics

High School Bioethics Curriculum Project

Bioethics in the News (Google News)

Molly Nash Case:
The Nash Family: Breaking New Ground in Medicine
Making Lives to Save Lives by Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Genetic Testing of Embryoes Raises Ethical Questions (CNN)
Genetic Selection Gives Girl a Brother and a Second Change (CNN)

Designer Babies from Salon.com
Adam’s Gift from People.com
A Design for Life (BBC)

This episode is sponsored by Frey Scientific

This episode is sponsored by Frey Scientific

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