BIOETHICS FILM FEST UPDATE:
Due to the weather, Wednesday’s screening of Young Frankenstein has been rescheduled to Friday, March 23.
Penn’s Bioethics Film Festival celebrates 200th anniversary of ‘Frankenstein’
“We have very high hopes that technologies like CRISPR will actually help us to address some terrible human afflictions,” said Moreno. “While at the same time, we worry that these hopes could be exploited by unscrupulous people, or that the consequences could be really terrible and set science back.”
Why Trump's comments on mental health have drawn attention to a Penn professor's work
Conversations on how American institutions interact with people struggling with mental illnesses have emerged once again following the Florida Parkland shooting. Experts across the country, including Penn’s bioethicists, have weighed in on solutions.
All Children Should Have to Get the Flu Shot
This raises the question, why don’t we mandate the flu vaccination, if not for all Americans, then at least for everyone under 18? After all, every state mandates that children get immunized for measles, rubella, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and polio before enrolling in kindergarten.