CWRU to host 2016 National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference; sign up now to participate in events

Case Western Reserve University has been selected to host the 2016 National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference (NUBC), an annual event that brings college students from around the country to various campuses to discuss ethical issues related to medicine and biomedical research.

This year’s conference will address major scientific and ethical issues in regenerative medicine and biomedical engineering. The three-day event will be held April 8-10 at Thwing Center and the Tinkham Veale University Center, featuring keynote addresses by R. Alta Charo, professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Paul Tesar, the Dr. Donald and Ruth Weber Goodman Professor of Innovative Therapeutics.

There also will be a poster symposium of student research, student talks, panel discussions and the National Bioethics Debate Competition.

The CWRU Department of Bioethics, the School of Medicine, the School of Law, the Department of Philosophy, the National Center for Regenerative Medicine, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Healthspan, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania will sponsor NUBC 2016.

Interested undergraduate students should fill out the CWRU Interest Form found at to receive information about registration in the coming weeks.

This event will showcase the biomedical research and bioethics community at CWRU, and is a great opportunity for undergraduates to learn more about the field.

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