Workshop at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

 

When: Tuesday Febuary 10, 2015: 1030 am-330 pm

Where: 28 Bedford Square London, WC1B 3JS

Programme of the day:

Hugh Whittall presents the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Hugh Whittall presents the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

10:30-11:00: Registration. Tea and coffee.

11:00 – 11:30        Hugh Whittall, Director, presents the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, with Q&A

11:30 – 11.45          Introduction to Novel Neurotechnologies Report (Hugh Whittall)

Amber Collingwood presents a case study

Amber Collingwood presents a case study

11:45-12:00 Presentation by Amber Collingwood (Bioethics & Society postgradaute student, and Senior Clinical Research Manager, Dept. of Basic & Clinical Neuroscience, King’s College London) on Deep Brain Stimulation as a Case Study in Bioethics & Society

 

12:00-12:30 Response and Discussion of the Novel Neurotechnologies Report

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch

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Pete Mills presents the report on mtDNA techniques

13:30 – 14:00    Pete Mills, Assistant Director of the Nuffield, present the report on novel techniques for the prevention of mitochondrial DNA disorders, with Q&A

14:00 – 14:15          Presentation by Andrea Berkemeier  (Bioethics & Society Postgraduate student, and Roger M. Jones Fellow at the University of Michigan) on mtDNA replacement as a Case Study in Bioethics & Society

A moment of the workshop at the Nuffield Council

A moment of the workshop at the Nuffield Council

14:15 – 14:45          Response and Discussion of the mtDNA report

14:45-15:00 Pete Mills presents the new report on Biological and Health Data (2015)

Andrea Berkemeier presents a Case Study

Andrea Berkemeier presents a Case Study

15:00-15:30  Final session of questions with Hugh Whittall, and Pete Mills .

We are very grateful to Hugh Whittall and Pete Mills for their outstanding hospitality at the Nuffield Council.

A special thanks goes to Amber Collingwood and to Andrea Berkemeier for being so brave to present at the Nuffield Council, and to even challenge some of the findings of the reports on novel neurotechnologies and on mtDNA techniques!

Many thanks to all the MA students in Bioethics & Society for such a great and stimulating discussion.

If you’d like to know more about the workshop or the MA programme, feel free to contact Dr Silvia Camporesi: silvia.1.camporesiATkcl.ac.uk

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