Current Exploring Ethics Forums

The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology is repeating its partnership with many San Diego organizations and institutions to present a series of forums with a common theme. The focus this year is on cancer, as seen through the lens of Siddhartha Mukherjee's book The Emperor of All Maladies.

Participants include Fleet Science Center, Grossmont College, Point Loma Nazarene University, SDSU, Sharp HealthCare, UC San Diego, and USD.


Overthrowing the Emperor of All Maladies

April 2, 2014 - Communicating through the Cancer Journey: Can We Talk?

May 5, 2014 - Immunotherapy: A Promising New Approach to Treating Cancer

June 4, 2014 - Ethicists Confront Cancer: When the Professional Becomes Personal

Previous Programs

February 25, 2014 - The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
            [View Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee's program at UCTV.]

December 4, 2013 - Winning the War Against Cancer in the Genomics Era: Is It About Time?

August 7, 2013 - Drones and Other UAVs: Benefits and Risks

November 7, 2013 - Neurogaming: What's Neuroscience and Ethics Got To Do With It?


The lead supporters of the Ethics Center are UC San Diego, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego State University, and the University of San Diego.



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