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Updates on what’s happening at the Bioethics Institute

Roberto at Symposium

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 […]


A Recap of Dr. William Desmond’s talk on Assisted Suicide

On February 15th, Dr. William Desmond spoke to a room full of LMU students, faculty, staff, and community members about the ethics of assisted suicide. Below you may find a video and transcript of the event, as well as images of the reception. Chattel of the gods: Assisted Suicide and the Politics of Patience from […]