What's Next in Law, Health & the Life Sciences? Debating Openness, Access & Accountability

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March 6, 2009 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center

Introduction: The History & Future of the Consortium and Joint Degree Program
Dean David Wippman, JD, Law School, University of Minnesota
Susan M. Wolf, JD, Consortium & Joint Degree Program, University of Minnesota
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What's Next in Genomic Research? Open Access to Data?
Panel moderated by Harry Orr, PhD, Director, Institute of Human Genetics & Institute for Translational Neuroscience View Online
Isaac Kohane, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School View Online
Ellen Clayton, MD, JD, Vanderbilt University View Online
Alan Packer, PhD, Senior Editor, Nature Genetics
Susan M. Wolf, JD, University of Minnesota View Online
Question & Answer View Online


What's Next in Neuroscience Research? New Uses in Law & National Security?
Panel moderated by Michael K. Georgieff, MD, Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Development
Judy Illes, PhD, University of British Columbia View Online
Jonathan Moreno, PhD, University of Pennsylvania View Online
Stephen J. Morse, PhD, JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School View Online
Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota View Online
Question & Answer View Online

Luncheon presentation: The Challenges of Global Health: What the Next Decade Will Bring
Moderated by Senior Vice President Frank Cerra, MD, Academic Health Center
Larry Gostin, JD, Director, O'Neill Center for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law/Johns Hopkins University View Online

What's Next in Environmental Research? New Accountability for Environmental Harms & Energy Use?
Panel moderated by Betsy Wattenberg, PhD, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota
Robert Bullard, PhD, Clark Atlanta University View Online
John Sheehan, MS, Scientific Program Coordinator for biofuels and the global environment, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota View Online
Deborah Swackhamer, PhD, Co-Director, Water Resources Center, University of Minnesota View Online
Question & Answer View Online


Concurrent Sessions

Session A — What's Next for Centers Working on the Societal Implications of Biomedicine & the Life Sciences?
Moderated by Jeffrey P. Kahn, PhD, MPH, Director, Center for Bioethics
Larry Gostin, JD, Director, O'Neill Center for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law/Johns Hopkins University View Online
Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, Director, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania View Online
I. Glenn Cohen, JD, Assistant Professor and former Academic Fellow, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics View Online

Session B — New Voices: Top Papers
Moderated by Adjunct Associate Professor Jordan Paradise, JD, Associate Director of Research & Education, Consortium and Joint Degree Program and Faculty Editor-in-Chief, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology (MJLST)

  • Restricting Access to Infertility Services: What is a Justified Limitation on Reproductive Freedom? by Crystal Liu, JD/MPH candidate, University of Minnesota View Online
  • Signals, Warranties, Accountability and Healthcare Effectiveness by Adam Candeub, JD, Associate Professor, College of Law and Acting Director, Intellectual Property and Communications Law Program, Michigan State University View Online
  • Has Non-U.S. Case Law Recognized a Legally Protected Autonomy Right? by Dr. Nili Karako-Eyal, JSD, Law Lecturer, The College of Management Academic Studies, Israel View Online

What's Next in Science Oversight? New Strategies & Accountability?
Panel moderated by Stephen Kelley, JD, Director, Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Cary Coglianese, JD, PhD, MPP, University of Pennsylvania View Online
R. Alta Charo, JD, University of Wisconsin Law School View Online
Gary Marchant, JD, MPP, PhD, Arizona State University View Online
Jennifer Kuzma, PhD, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota View Online
Question & Answer View Online

The conference is sponsored by the University of Minnesota's:
  • Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
  • The Robina LaPPs Fund
  • Joint Degree Program in Law, Health, & the Life Sciences
  • The Presidential Interdisciplinary Initiative
  • The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost