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October 1 2016
Nancy King, JD and program alumna Chris Bishop, MD, MA began work this fall on a North Carolina-based 5-year research project called Early Check, which is intended to track disorders that can be identified by newborn screening but are not yet in state-mandated newborn screening panels.  King and Bishop are key members of the project team devoted to addressing the ethical, legal, and social implications of the project, which also involves UNC School of Medicine and is led by Research Triangle International.
January 31 2017
A review article on editing the Genome - by Nancy King, MA student Doug Lemley, MD, and Pat Lord, PhD will be published in the spring 2017 issue of Current Genetic Medicine Reports. "Editing the Genome: Prospects, Progress, Implications, and Cautions” is a review of gene editing research that provides an overview of the technology and its history and speculates about its future.
September 28 2016
This was a paper originally published in Studies in Ethics, Law & Technology 1, no.1 2007 and is now a chapter in The Ethics of Sports Technologies & Human Enhancement (Routledge) 2016.
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