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Connecting people interested in ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research since 2007.

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  • A microscope image of a mini brain organoid showing layered neural tissue and different types of neural cells. UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Neuroscience

    In Vitro Neural Platforms: Development and Integration into Health Care

    A workshop sponsored by the UNC Center for Genomics and Society, Center for Bioethics, and Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care. For graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and clinicians who are interested in research, regulations and policies regarding the development and integration of neural platforms into translational science, and health care. Monday, October 2 – … Read more

  • ELSI Friday Forum | Sept. 8 | 12p ET

    Fair Access and Equity of Individualized Interventions for Ultrarare Genetic Conditions —– Since application of the first individualized therapy in 2019, development of these bespoke treatments has expanded rapidly. Individualized therapies—including directly administered vectored gene therapy, genetically modified cellular therapies, and antisense oligonucleotides, among others—refer to products designed to treat one to a few individuals … Read more