Tag: biomedical ethics

CFS: BMC Med Ethics

BMC Medical Ethics is an online journal publishing research articles after full peer review. All articles are published, without barriers to access, immediately upon acceptance. The journal is published by BioMed Central Ltd, Floor 6, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB, United Kingdom. Scope: BMC Medical Ethics is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal that … Continue reading CFS: BMC Med Ethics

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Retractions

The New York Times reports on a growing concern about researchers' misconduct and journal editors' need to retract previously published articles: The journal [Infection and Immunity] wound up retracting six of the papers from the author, Naoki Mori of the University of the Ryukyus in Japan. And it soon became clear that Infection and Immunity … Continue reading Retractions

CFS: ARVs, HIV Prevention

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Developing World Bioethics:Ethical Considerations in the Use of Anti-Retrovirals for HIV Prevention Deadline for submissions: 31 July 2012 | Guest Editors: Ronald Bayer, Quarraisha Abdool Karim Evidence-based approaches to reducing sexual transmission of HIV has remained a major challenge in responding to the HIV pandemic. The past … Continue reading CFS: ARVs, HIV Prevention

CFP: Colo Ethics Forum

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: CHEF 2012: Borders and Barriers: Mapping a Moral Path Deadline: February 15th, 2012 The 2012 Colorado Healthcare Ethics Forum Conference will be held April 26th and 27th, 2012 at The Stonebrook Manor Event Center and Gardens in Thornton, Colorado. This year’s theme is Borders and Barriers: Mapping a Moral Path. Ethics is … Continue reading CFP: Colo Ethics Forum

CFP: Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference

Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference Location: France | Call for Papers Deadline: February 10, 2012 The purpose of this conference is twofold: firstly, to engage researchers with different cultural, political, philosophical, religious backgrounds in a debate on the close relation between entity and identity in bioethics; and secondly, to obtain a better … Continue reading CFP: Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference

CFP: Global Interdisciplinary Conference: The Patient

2nd Global Conference: The Patient (Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic) The patient occupies a liminal, unstable position, precariously situated between home and hospital, work and bed, life and death. Although attended by doctors, nurses, family and friends, her condition—particularly if it is chronic—threatens to sever her connections with the … Continue reading CFP: Global Interdisciplinary Conference: The Patient