Events

Past Event

Distinguished Lecture in Precision Medicine – Approaching Precision Medicine: Ethical, Legal, and Practical Challenges

April 22, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Columbia University, New York

SpeakerHank Greely, JD, Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law; Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics; Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences; Director, Stanford Program in Neuroscience and Society, Stanford University

Hank Greely is the Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law and Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics at Stanford University.  He specializes in ethical, legal, and social issues arising from advances in the biosciences, particularly from genetics, neuroscience, and human stem cell research.  He directs the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences and the Stanford Program on Neuroscience in Society; chairs the California Advisory Committee on Human Stem Cell Research; and serves on the Neuroscience Forum of the Institute of Medicine, the Advisory Council for the National Institute for General Medical Sciences of NIH, the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law of the National Academy of Sciences, and the NIH Multi-Council Working Group on the BRAIN Initiative. He was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2007.  His upcoming book, THE END OF SEX AND THE FUTURE OF HUMAN REPRODUCTION, will be published May 2016.

Please note: This venue is only open to attendees with a valid Columbia University ID.