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Why do we need informed consent? What is ethically based experimentation? Who are the vulnerable people protected under the law?

In this discussion/lecture, join faculty member Dr. Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz to review the dark side of medical experimentation on human subjects. These cases show how participants’ rights were grossly violated in the name of scientific progress.

The discussion examine the various mechanisms in place to protect human subjects in the current scheme, then, through case studies, wthe new technology of gene editing (Chrispr – cas9) and the ethical issues it raises, both from Jewish and secular perspectives.

Open to undergraduate and graduate students only.

Vegetarian dinner provided.

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