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  1. KQED Science: Stem cell hype

    June 24 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield provides expert comment in this story about stem cell research.

  2. CBC News: NIPT Sex Selection

    June 24 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield on a simple blood test that could determine entire genome of unborn child.

  3. Vice: Coffee & Cancer

    June 24 2016

    Caulfield comments on the flip-flopping nature of observational nutritional studies.

  4. Stat News: Science Process

    June 24 2016

    The scientific process and the invisible hand of hype. Professor Timothy Caulfield comments.

  5. Vox: Stem Cell MS Treatment

    June 24 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield comments on a new development in stem cell treatments for MS.

  6. Science Daily: Transplantation

    June 24 2016

    Law reform in Canada may help curb organ transplant tourism, says Professor Timothy Caulfield.

  7. Paula Simons: Quackademics

    June 24 2016

    Magical thinking shouldn't be taught at a university, says Professor Timothy Caulfield.

  8. CBC News: Deluge of studies leaves coffee lovers dizzy

    June 24 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield provides expert comment on the confusion surrounding a new report that says coffee poses an 'unclassifiable' health risk.

  9. New York Times: A Cautionary Tale of ‘Stem Cell Tourism’

    June 24 2016

    Professor Timothy Caulfield is quoted.

  10. How the Media Botched the Gordie Howe Stem-Cell Story

    June 10 2016

    Professor Caulfield and other experts have been concerned for awhile about just how susceptible to exaggeration and hype the subject of stem cells is.

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In 1977, Professor Ellen Picard (now Justice Picard of the Alberta Court of Appeal) launched the Faculty of Law’s Health Law Institute (HLI) and in so doing established the very first research institute in Canada in the health law field. Read more...

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