Ethical Issues in Genetic Research: Biobanks as a Case Study

Speaker

Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

Date

February 3, 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location

Hinds Geophysical Sciences
176

Description

BSDI-SM Ethical Issues in Genetic Research: Biobanks as a Case Study

Submitting Unit:
Biological Sciences Division as a whole
Type of Event: Seminar
Date of Event: Friday, February 3 2012
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Building: Medical Center (= Billings), Room M-137

Name of Series, Lectureship, Ceremony:
Office of Clinical Research Workshop

Title of talk or presentation:
Ethical Issues in Genetic Research: Biobanks as a Case Study

Speaker’s Name and Degrees:
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

Speaker’s Institutional Affiliation:
Associate Director MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Ethics, Department of Pediatrics, Professor of Surgery and Medicine

Description:
OCR Workshop:
Ethical Issues in Genetic Research- Biobanks as a Case Study

Featured Presenter:
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Associate Director MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Ethics
Department of Pediatrics, Professor of Surgery and Medicine, University of Chicago

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the purpose, function, and human subjects protections surrounding biobank-based research
2. Recognize the controversies about identifying and disclosing individual and aggregate research findings from biobank-based research
3. Interpret whether additional protections are needed for pediatric biobank-based research

This CNE activity is being offered for 1 contact hour.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: This educational activity is being presented without the provision of commercial support and without bias or conflict of interest from the planners and presenters.

The University of Chicago Medical Center Department of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Illinois Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Criteria for successful completion: Attendance for the entire seminar and submission of the evaluation tool at the end of the program.

Contact Name
Melissa Byrn

Contact Email
mbyrn@bsd.uchicago.edu

Contact Phone
4-2740

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