In the News March 2013
Seattle Times, 03/28/13
--'The Revolutionary Optimists': A story of hope in Indian slums
“The Revolutionary Optimists," an award-winning documentary by Maren Grainger-Monsen and Nicole Newnham, is reviewed in this piece. The film chronicles the story of a lawyer-turned-social entrepreneur working to empower children living in Calcutta’s poorest neighborhood to become leaders in improving health and sanitation. Grainger-Monsen is director of the Program in Bioethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, and Nicole Newnham is a filmmaker and writer in the program.
Boston Globe, 03/24/13
--As Down detection gets easier, choices harder
Prenatal blood tests that can detect syndromes such as Down's syndrome may be empowering, but they can also bring ethical dilemmas. Hank Greely, with the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, provides comment in this article.