Ramsey

Applications for the Next Cohort of Paul Ramsey Institute Fellows are Now Open

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We are pleased to begin accepting applications for the third cohort of our Paul Ramsey Institute, the CBC’s signature educational initiative to further the thought and methods of Paul Ramsey, and to educate and shape future generations of bioethics leaders. The Paul Ramsey Institute brings leading thinkers in the field of bioethics together with current […]

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Paul Ramsey Award Winner 2017

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The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce Professor David Albert Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Professor Jones is Director of The Anscombe Bioethics Centre in Oxford, England, the UK’s oldest national research center in bioethics (est. 1977), engaging in scholarship, […]

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How Much Further Down the Road of Artifice Should We Travel?

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The cover story in July 4 edition of Time magazine examines the gene editing technique known as CRISPR. The article is helpful for understanding the basics of the science of CRISPR, and it raises a number of the ethical issues involved—the unknowns of heritable genetic changes, the potential for weaponization, imperfections in the technique itself. […]

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People, Real Flesh and Blood Persons

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Remarks by Brent Waters, D.Phil. at theThirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award DinnerApril 16, 2016 Thank you, Gil, for that kind introduction, and thank you Jennifer and the members of the selection committee. When I learned that I had been selected to receive the Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics, I was both gratified and […]

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. . . for a human future

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We held our Thirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner on April 16 in Diablo, California. It was a wonderful gathering where we were able to honor the legacy of Paul Ramsey by presenting Dr. Brent Waters with the Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics and by highlighting the work of our Paul Ramsey Institute. […]

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You are Cordially Invited

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The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network cordially invites you to   The Thirteenth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner honoring Brent Waters, D.Phil.2016 Paul Ramsey Award Recipient   at Diablo Country ClubDiablo, CA on Saturday, April 16, 2016Reception at 5:30 pm / Dinner at 6:30 pm   RSVP by March […]

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Paul Ramsey Award Winner 2016

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The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce Brent Waters, D.Phil., as the recipient of the 2016 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Dr. Waters is the Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics, and Director of the Jerre L. and […]

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Matching Gift Monday

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Today is Matching Gift Monday! Sure, you’ve never heard of it—but as someone who follows our work, you probably know we like to think outside the box and approach our projects with new ideas and creativity. Hence, this new day, Matching Monday! We have received a generous matching gift of $100,000, which means that any […]

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4th Year of Paul Ramsey Institute Begins This Week

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Dear Friend, This week we begin our fourth year of our Paul Ramsey Institute as we welcome the second cohort of Ramsey Fellows to San Francisco for our Fall gathering. We’re pleased to announce that our new cohort includes students from the University of Chicago, Cornell Medical School, Claremont University, and New York University, to […]

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Should We Live Forever?

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Later this week the FDA will meet with researchers to evaluate plans for a possible clinical trial that would use the drug metformin in hopes of delaying the onset of major diseases such as various cancers or heart disease. The drug is already used to treat type 2 diabetes, though researchers are optimistic that the […]

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A “Product of Surrogacy” (Interview Video)

Last weekend we held The Twelfth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner, and it was a great success. As part of the evening, I interviewed Jessica Kern, a young woman who was born through a commercial surrogacy arrangement and who describes herself as "a product of surrogacy." It was moving and powerful to hear her story, […]

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Photos from the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award Dinner

The 2015 Paul Ramsey Award Dinner was a great success. Below are a few photos from the evening to give you just a taste of the event. Christopher White, our Director of Research and Education, served as emcee for the evening. Paul Ramsey Institute Scholar Dr. Gilbert Meilaender presented the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award for […]

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You are Cordially Invited

The Board of Directors of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network cordially invites you to   The Twelfth Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner honoring John F. Kilner, PhD2015 Paul Ramsey Award Recipient   Special Interview With Jessica KernFeatured in our Breeders: A Subclass of Women?   at Diablo Country ClubDiablo, CA on Saturday, April […]

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Save the Date

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:00 PM 12th Annual Paul Ramsey Award Dinner Diablo Country Club Diablo, CA Contact info@cbc-network.org for information Formal invitation to follow Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact info@cbc-network.org.

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Paul Ramsey Award Winner

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November 19, 2014, Pleasant Hill, CA — The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network and the Paul Ramsey Award Nominating Committee are pleased to announce John F. Kilner, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2015 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Dr. Kilner is is the Franklin Forman Chair of Ethics, Professor of Bioethics […]

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2014 Ramsey Award Winner Speaks Out Against Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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A scientist from Harvard, Dr. Doug Melton, has figured out how to use human embryonic stem cells to produce insulin—a potential major breakthrough for those that suffer from diabetes. You can listen to a full NPR broadcast on the discovery here. Dr. Daniel Sulmasy, last year’s winner of CBC’s Ramsey Award, was interviewed by NPR […]

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Should We Live Forever?

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Earlier this month, members of our Paul Ramsey Institute gathered for a day long discussion of Dr. Gilbert Meilaender’s new work, Should We Live Forever?. Dr. Meilaender is a previous recipient of the CBC’s annual Paul Ramsey Award and a Paul Ramsey Institute Scholar, and was on hand to lead the discussion. The book is […]

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These Issues, This Work…Faithfully, Charitably

As I write, I am in the midst of a season of busy travel, showing our films Breeders and Eggsploitation, speaking about surrogacy and egg donation, attending and speaking at conferences, and meeting with allies and supporters. All this comes on the heels of one of our best Paul Ramsey Award Dinners ever. Dr. William […]

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