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Program Manager, CIRGE, Stanford Center Biomedical Ethics Operations
Current Role at Stanford Program Manager for the Center for Integration of Research on Genetics and Ethics (CIRGE) at the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE).
Postdoctoral Research fellow, Biomedical Ethics
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Ethical and social implications of genetic research, particularly in prenatal testing; ethical and social aspects of the translation of new genetic innovations from the lab to the clinic; moral and religious issues in genomic research and medicine.
Consulting Professor, Stanford Center Biomedical Ethics Operations
Bio Following his residency and two years in the U.S. Army
Surgical Research Unit, Larry Zaroff has had five
careers. He focused for 29 years on cardiac surgery, includ-
ing a stint as director of the cardiac surgical research
laboratory at Harvard. There his work centered on the
development of the demand pacemaker. He spent the next
10 years concentrating on climbing and did a first ascent
of Chulu West, a 22,000-foot peak on the Nepal-Tibet bor-
der. His third life has been at Stanford, where he received
a Ph.D. in 2000, and where he teaches courses in medical
humanities. His fourth career has been as a writer, publishing in the NYT science section, Pharos, Pulse, Atrium, The Hektoen International Journal, and others. He also has worked one day a week as a volunteer family doctor. He has received awards as the outstanding faculty advisor for the Human Biology program and in 2006 was honored as Stanford's Teacher of the Year.