Picard Lecture 2013 - Eric Juengst (Edmonton, Alberta)

Picard Lecture - Eric Juengst

What Does It Mean to Claim that Personalized Genomic Medicine is "Empowering" and "Precise"?

The words used to promote genetic testing and DNA sequencing in health care are powerful and appealing. They also have implications for the kinds of ethical and social risks the clinical use of these tools can carry. This talk will explore some of these implications, based on a four year study of how a wide range of proponents of genomic medicine interpret the rhetoric they employ.

For further information on Eric Juengst please refer to his UNC School of Medicine page

 

November 14, 2013
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
231/237 Law Centre (111 Street and 89 Avenue)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Cost: Free

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