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2023- 2023: Gender

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Registration coming soon! April 27, 2023 in person at Kent Place School

Highlighted Research from our Bioethics Scholars

  • [Dis]Ability: A “Cure” for Down Syndrome
    March 22, 2023 No Comments [Dis]Ability: A “Cure” for Down Syndrome By Keerthi Jayaraman Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to silence the chromosome that causes Down syndrome. By inserting a gene called XIST, (which is normally used to silence the second X chromosome in female mammals) scientists could silence the extra chromosome 21

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  • Potential Costs and Benefits of Pharmacogenomics
    March 22, 2023 No Comments Precision vs. Trial & Error: Your Genome Can Potentially Save Your Life...But at What Cost? By Rebecca Del Rio When your father almost passes away, you start to think of all the what-if questions. What if the doctors made or make a mistake? What if his medication is too strong or not potent enough? What

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  • Human Genome Editing for Cognitive Ability
    March 22, 2023 No Comments The Eugenics of Intelligence: The Promise and Perils of Human Genome Editing for Cognitive Ability By Isabella Racioppi The advancement of technology in the field of genetic engineering may soon make it possible to alter DNA so precisely that human traits may be edited with a few simple alterations to the human genome. One aspect

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