In the News October 2014
Inside Stanford Magazine, 10/20/14
Shaili Jain, M.D's research work and interview with Paul Costello were recently covered in Inside Stanford.
Des Moines Register, 10/08/14
--Another view: Candidates' silence on science is troubling
In this opinion piece, Christopher Scott discusses presidential candidate Mitt Romney's stance on stem cell research. Scott is director of Stanford’s Program on Stem Cells and Society and a senior research scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics.
New York Times, 10/06/14
--Sprinter Dutee Chand fights ban over her testosterone level
Dutee Chand, India’s 100-meter champion in the 18-and-under category, was barred from competing against women because of naturally elevated testosterone levels. Katrina Karkazis, senior research scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, is quoted in this piece.
San Francisco Chronicle, 10/05/14
--Film explores struggles with rare diseases
"Rare" is a feature documentary that provides a closer look at the relationships between patients, advocacy groups and researchers involved in developing new treatments for rare diseases. The film was co-directed by award-winning filmmakers Maren Grainger-Monsen, director of the Program in Bioethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, and Nicole Newnham, a filmmaker and writer in the program, who are featured in this article.