KPBS interviews Ethics Center director, Mike Kalichman, on the potential for researchers to create a gene drive to prevent the spread of the Zika virus.
The Ethics Center held an event on Wednesday, June 1, to discuss the “ethical implications of using crowdfunding to launch clinical research.” KPBS covers the story here.
Date & Time Wed, 05/04/2016 at 5:00-7:00 PM Overview Our REACH group (Research in Environments, Active aging and Community Health) is using wearable cameras and location-tracking devices to observe how people behave in real life. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports our work, which is
KPBS covers the research taking place at UC San Diego on the data generated by wearable cameras and GPS trackers. Researchers are gaining valuable information from this data but ethical questions arise about how this information should be used, how to protect the privacy of
Date & Time Wed, 04/06/2016 at 5:00-7:00 PM Overview Advances in genome sequencing hold tremendous promise for providing answers, tailored therapies and in some case cures for undiagnosed patients. However, how to interpret and act upon volumes of complex genomic data remains a challenge for sequencing