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Call for Abstracts: Bioethics Conference in Cincinnati, March 12-13, 2015

Call for Abstracts: Bioethics Conference in Cincinnati, March 12-13, 2015

The University of Cincinnati (UC) Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) and Ethics Center of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center invite abstracts for podium and poster presentations at the March 12-13, 2015 conference Genomics and Ethics in Research and Medical Decision-Making. The conference will feature empirical and conceptual investigations into the ethical aspects of genetics and genomics in diverse research, community, and clinical domains in biomedicine.

To be held at the UC Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center, the event will provide a forum for discussing the intersection of genetics/genomics and ethics, including community engagement, return of research and clinical results, the commercialization of genomics research, consent in medical research and clinical settings, and genomics in mental health research and treatment.

Keynote speakers include Gail Jarvik, MD, PhD, head of the division of medical genetics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and Barbara Koenig, PhD, professor, Institute for Health & Aging, University of California, San Francisco.

Abstracts are limited to 500 words and must be submitted online by Friday, November 21, 2014.  Please see links below for details.

For questions about the abstract submission system, contact the Cincinnati Children’s CME office at 513-636-6732 or cme@cchmc.org. For other questions regarding the conference, please email Bettie.Durant@cchmc.org or call 513-803-2610.  Details on conference and hotel registration will be announced soon.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.


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