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Roberto Dell’Oro, Ph.D. on “The Intimate Universal and Caritas”

On October 27th, 2017, Roberto Dell’Oro, Ph.D. presented his paper “The Intimate Universal and Caritas” at the symposium “Between Love, Community, and Truth: William Desmond and the Intimate Universal.” Below you may find a video of his presentation, as well as a transcript of his paper.     THE INTIMATE UNIVERSAL AND CARITAS ____________ RETRIEVING […]


Video Recap of “The Hype and Hope of Genomic Medicine” by Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., Ph.D.

On Oct. 18th 2017, the LMU Bioethics Institute offered the annual Bioethics Lecture by Georgetown geneticist and bioethicist, Kevin FitzGerald, Ph.D., S.J. on the topic “The Hype and Hope of Genomic Medicine.” Almost daily one finds reports in the media touting new and exciting advances in genetic research and genomic medicine.  Often implicit in these reports are […]

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First Human Embryos Edited in U.S.

by Steve Connor MIT Review Technology July 26, 2017 The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States has been carried out by a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, MIT Technology Review has learned. The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University, involved changing the DNA of a […]