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Interview with Jonathan Kimmelman:  Patient-funded clinical trials may do more harm than good.... The Current (CBC), August 14, 2015.

In June 2013, the National Assembly of Quebec tabled Bill-52: An Act respecting end-of-life care. This prompted a number of media interviews with Dr Eugene Bereza, including this interview with CTV news:

http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=946427&playlistId=1.1324384&binId=1.1332

Carolyn Ells has been appointed to the Panel on Research Ethics (PRE) for a 3 year term beginning April 15, 2013. Created as joint initiative of CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC, PRE is mandated to develop and interpret the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, 2nd ed.  

Carolyn Ells was an invited speaker at the First Meeting of the Bioethics Network on Women's Issues in the Arab Region, a regional conference on Current Challenges in Women's Health Care and Medical Research, Cairo Egypt Dec 2011. (Photo  shows her co-chairing a session.)

 

Carolyn Ells is Co-Coordinator of the International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB). FAB celebrates its 20th anniversary at its biennial conference in Rotterdam, June 24-26, 2012.

Multiple sclerosis patients navigate the minefield of for-profit care
Globe and Mail - May 09, 2011. Kimmelman comments on the ethics of offering controversial multiple sclerosis surgery in oversees clinics.

Zamboni says no conflict in applying for MS patents
National Post - April 02, 2011. Kimmelman comments on conflict of interest in testing new surgical procedures.

Dr. Brinkley's Stem Cell Lotion and Magic Elixir
Globe and Mail - January 8, 2011. Kimmelman comments on stem cell tourism.