NTE In Action
Françoise Baylis is appointed as a Member of the WHO expert advisory Committee on Developing Global Standards for Governance and Oversight of Human Genome Editing
Françoise Baylis joins panel to discuss film dealing with current issues of genetic genealogy, Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax NS (3 Feb 2019, 2:00PM-5:00PM).
Françoise Baylis presents along with Toni Bond Leonard, Vivek Divan & Sara Hossain at plenary session, World Congress of Bioethics, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India (6 Dec 2018, 9:00AM-10:30AM).
Françoise Baylis discusses reports that a researcher genetically modified a human embryo (CTV News, 26 Nov 2018).
Françoise Baylis debates Vida Panitch at the Rosalie Silberman Abella Moot Court Room (J250), Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park, Toronto ON (Thurs. 22 Nov 2018, 7:00PM).
Chair of Dalhousie University Senate, Kevin Hewitt, presents first Lloyd Fraser Award to Françoise Baylis for outstanding Senate leadership.
NTE In Print
Françoise Baylis publishes an editorial arguing that we need public education, engagement and empowerment to reach ‘broad societal consensus’ on whether, not how, to pursue heritable genome editing.
Françoise Baylis publishes a letter to the editor of the JOGC on Canada's prohibition on payment for surrogacy, eggs, and sperm.
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.