In Focus

The 10th Annual CBSSM Research Colloquium will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: “The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?" Abstract submissions are welcome from all disciplines both within UM, as well as other institutions. Please click link below for more information.

CBSSM News & Events

Kenneth Langa Named AAAS Fellow
Kenneth Langa was recently named a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the fields of medicine and gerontology, particularly to the understanding of the risk factors and societal burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
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Should You Give the Gift of a Genetic Testing Kit? Comes with Risks 12/21/2019
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing kits are popular holiday gifts. But they come with privacy risks and can lead to unwelcome surprises. In this Consumer Reports article, CBSSM's Scott Roberts discusses some of the risks and concerns related to DTC genetic testing.
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Bioethics Grand Rounds- Christy Lawrence, MD 01/22/2020
Christy Lawrence, MD- Peds neonatology fellow- Topic TBD
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