New article: Rejected Online Feedback From a Swiss Physician Rating Website Between 2008 and 2017: Analysis of 2352 Ratings, by Dr. Stuart Mc Lennan

Previous research internationally has only analyzed publicly available feedback on physician rating websites (PRWs). However, it appears that many PRWs are not publishing all the feedback they receive. Analysis of this rejected feedback…

Current controversy: Withholding conflicts of interest: the many flaws of the new ICMJE disclosure form. By Dr. David Shaw

In this article, I describe and analyse the proposed new International Committee of Medical Journal Editors form for disclosing conflicts of interest and conclude that it has many flaws. The form does not mention ‘conflicts of interest’…

Paul Schotsmans Prize 2019 goes to Georg Starke

Paul Schotsmans Prize 2019, European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME). Awarded during the annual EACME conference in Oxford to Georg Starke.

Vortrag: Die Begrenztheit der menschlichen Existenz: Überlegungen aus philosophischer und medizinischer Sicht

Vortrag mit der Philosophin Dr. phil. Isabelle Wienand (IBMB)

PhD Job Opportunity at IBMB

Position Available starting: April and May 2020

Congratulations to Dr. David Shaw and Dr. Michael Rost from IBMB for receiving the SNF Spark grant for "unconventional ideas"

This new SNF grant funds original ideas and is intended for projects that show unconventional thinking and introduce a unique approach. Over 700 ideas were submitted, 38% were supportet with a total of 27 million CHF. Two researchers…

Award: 2019 Paul Wainwright Postgraduate Nursing Ethics Student Essay Prize goes to Christopher Poppe

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ESHG Poster Award 2019

European Human Genetics Conference Gothenburg, Sweden. Poster Award 2019. For the conference poster “Most issues covered but not in their full complexity: a newspaper content analysis of ethical issues in predictive genetic testing”:…

New publication: Quantitative Ratings and Narrative Comments on Swiss Physician Rating Websites: Frequency Analysis

By Dr. Stuart Mc Lennan

Award: Prix de thèse Aix-Marseille Université 2018 for Eloïse Gennet and her thesis on vulnerable people and clinical trials

Eloïse Gennet ranked first within the legal faculty and obtained a PhD prize from Aix-Marseille University (co-tutelle with Basel University as first faculty) for her doctoral dissertation entitled "Vulnerable people and clinical trials.…