In April this year, a police officer died from fever and internal bleeding in a small village in the Equateur Province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eleven of his family members became ill after the funeral, and seven of them – the ones who had tended the body after his death – also died. Forty-two years after its first appearance, Ebola virus disease had again returned to Africa.
Professor Michael Selgelid is the Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre (formerly named Centre for … Continue reading Global Bioethics: A conversation with Professor Michael Selgelid
“Biosecurity White Paper Produced for US Government” 18 October 2016 Click here to read article.
“Small Viruses, Big Questions: Ethical Responses to Zika and Ebola” Click here to read article.
“Discord Among Scientists Still Fuels Hazardous Research Debate” Troy Brown 14 March 2016 Medscape Click … Continue reading On Gain-of-Function Research–Medscape
“What are the Real Risks of Zika?” Michael Selgelid and Euzebiusz (Zeb) Jamrozik The Conversation … Continue reading Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid and Euzebiusz (Zeb) Jamrozik on Zika Virus–The Conversation
“Smart Drugs: A Growing Temptation for the Average Joe” Sean Parnell 19 June 2015 The … Continue reading On Smart Drugs–The Australian
“Ebola and the Ethics Question” Brad Collis Monash Magazine February 2015 Read article
“Race for a Cure” Bianca Nogrady Australian Doctor 28 November 2014 Excerpt: “Ebola is … Continue reading On Ebola research–Australian Doctor
“Issues continue to dog the testing of Ebola drugs and vaccines” Jon Cohen 16 Oct … Continue reading On Ebola drug and vaccine research–Science
“Human bioethics expert says Australia needs to do more to help contain the Ebola … Continue reading Interview on Spanish nurse infected with Ebola–ABC NewsRadio
“We must join fight against deadly Ebola” Michael Selgelid The Australian 19 September 2014 Click … Continue reading Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid on Ebola–The Australian
“Monash Collaborates with WHO on Ebola Outbreak Ethics Challenge” Andrew Trounson 26 August 2014 … Continue reading Ebola and designation of Monash Centre for Human Bioethics as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Bioethics–The Australian
25 August 2014 “Monash University’s Centre for Human Bioethics will play a key role in how … Continue reading Monash becomes WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics–in Monash News
“Scientists can make a near perfect baby by taking genetic material from 3 people” ABC … Continue reading On making “a near perfect baby by taking genetic material from 3 people”
IVF: Sex Selection in Australia–Should it be Legal ABC Radio National 28 November 2013 … Continue reading On Sex Selection–ABC Radio National
“Controversial Questions about Life” Julia Hinde 25 October 2013 The Age Click here to read … Continue reading On the Monash Bioethics Minor– “Controversial Questions about Life” –The Age
“Would you take a pill to get over someone?” Alex McClintock Daily Life 1 … Continue reading On break up drugs – Daily Life
“One study, two paths: the challenge of dual-use research” Wendee Holtcamp Environmental Health Perspectives … Continue reading On dual-use research–Environmental Health Perspectives
“Censorship of science is acceptable when lives are at stake” Michael Selgelid Sydney Morning … Continue reading Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid on censorship of dangerous scientific discoveries–Sydney Morning Herald
“Amageddon super virus recipe: keep secret or publish? Glenda Kwek Sydney Morning Herald 6 … Continue reading On “Armageddon super virus”–Sydney Morning Herald
“Artificial life research triggers concerns” Anna Salleh ABC Science 10 August 2011 Click … Continue reading On the creation of “artificial life”–ABC Science