Impact Ethics

NTE In Action

Peter Doshi, Matthew Herder and other legal colleagues succeed in court challenge against Health Canada now ordered to release confidential pharmaceutical company data on HPV vaccines.
Matthew Herder receives a five-year appointment as a member of Canada's Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.
Françoise Baylis is featured in an article in Dalhousie News (1 June 2018).
Françoise Baylis delivers a talk at the Big Thinking lecture series, Riddell Centre - RC 170 University Theatre, Congress 2018 of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Regina SK (31 May 2018, 12:15-13:15 Central Standard Time).
Françoise Baylis and other experts issue a fact sheet outlining critical concerns with the introduction of a private members’ bill to remove the criminal prohibition on payment for surrogacy, eggs, and sperm (29 May 2018).
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie participate in a panel discussion organized and moderated by Letitia Meynell, Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, Halifax NS (16 May 2018).

NTE In Print

Matthew Herder publishes a scholarly journal article on reviving the FDA's authority to publicly explain not only why new drug applications are approved but also why they've been rejected. (2 July 2018).
Françoise Baylis, Alana Cattapan and other experts from across Canada publish a fact sheet on the proposed changes to the AHR Act (29 May 2018).
Chris Kaposy publishes an Op-Ed in the New York Times (16 Apr 2018).
Françoise Baylis and Alice Dreger edit a set of book chapters on first-person case studies of attempts to fix serious ethical problems in medical practice and research.
Françoise Baylis & Marcus MacLeod provide comments on the Tri‐Council Policy Statement: Proposed Revisions to TCPS 2 (2014) Research Involving Human Cells and Cell Lines.
Françoise Baylis & Marcus McLeod publish a scholarly journal article critically questioning whether we are ready for first-in-human Phase 1 CRISPR gene editing cancer trials [Open Access].