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Annual Report 2013: Publications


 Lock, M. (2013) The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Aging and Dementia. Princeton University Press.

 Wallis, F. (2013) Bede: Commentary on Revelation. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.



 Mamo, L., and  Fishman, J.R. (Eds), (2013). Entanglements in Science, Ethics, and Justice. Special Issue, 38(2).



Canning, C.,  Weisz,G., Tone, A., and  Cambrosio, A. (2013). “Medical Genetics at McGill: The History of a Pioneering Research Group.” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 30 (2013), 31-54.

Caulfield, T., Evans,J., McGuire., A, McCabe,C., Bubela,T.,  Cook-Deegan,R.,  Fishman, J.,  Hogarth, S,   Miller,M.F,  Ravitsky,V.,  Biesecker,B.,   Borry, P.,  Cho,M., Carroll,J.C.,  Etchegary,H., Joly,Y., Kato,K.,  Soo-Jin Lee, S.,  Rothenberg,K.,  Sankar,P.,  Szego, M.J.,  Ossorio,P.,  Pullman,D., Rousseau, F.,  Ungar, W.J., Wilson, B. (2013) “Reflections on the Cost of ‘Low-Cost’ Whole Genome Sequencing: Framing the Health Policy Debate.” PLoS Biology. 11(11): e1001699. doi:10.1371/ journal.pbio.1001699. November 5, 2013.

Flatt, Michael A., Settersten, R.A. Jr.,  Ponsaran, R.,  and  Fishman, J.R. (2013). “Are ‘Anti-Aging Medicine’ and ‘Successful Aging’ Two Sides of the Same Coin?: Views of Anti-Aging Practitioners.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 68(6): 944-955. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbt086.

Freeman, G.A., Kimmelman, J., Dancey, J., Monzon,  J.G. (2103)  Reporting Practices of Pharmacodynamic Studies Involving Invasive Research Procedures in Cancer Trials. Brit J Cancer 2013; 109: 897-908.

Haimes,E., Skene, L., Ballantyne, A.J., Caulfield, T., Goldstein, L.S., Hyun, I., Kimmelman, J., Robert , J.S., Roxland, B.E., Scott, C.T., Solbakk, J.H., Sugarman, J., Taylor, P.L., Testa, G.. (2013). ISSCR Position statement on the provision and procurement of human eggs for stem cell research. Cell Stem Cell. Mar 7;12(3):285-91.

Harper, S., King, N.B. (2013). “Invited Commentary: Best Practice for What?” The Milbank Quarterly 91(1): 205-209.

Harper, S., King, N.B., Young, M. (2013). “Impact of Selective Evidence Presentation of Health Inequality Trends: An Experimental Study.” PLOS ONE 8(5): e63332. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063362

Henderson , V.H., Kimmelman,  J.,  Fergusson,  D., Grimshaw, J.M., Hackam, D.G. (2013)  Threats to Validity in the Design and Conduct of Preclinical Efficacy Studies: A Systematic Review of Guidelines for In Vivo Animal Experiments.  PLoS Med 2013; e1001489.

Hey, S.H., Kimmelman, J. (2013). Ethics, Error, and Initial Trials of Efficacy. Sci Trans Med  5: 184-6.

Keating, ,P., and Cambrosio, A. (2013). “21st Century Oncology: A Tangled Web.” Lancet  382 (December 14), e45-e46.

Keating, P., Cambrosio,A., Nelson, N.,  Mogoutov, A.,  Cointet,J.P. (2013). “Therapy’s Shadow: A Short History of the Study of Resistance to Cancer Chemotherapy.” Frontiers in Pharmacology (special issue on “Therapeutic Resistance in Cancer: Mechanisms, Insights and Progress”), 4:58.

King, N.B., Harper,S.,  Young, M.E.(2013). “Who Cares About Health Inequalities? Cross-country Evidence from the World Health Survey” Health Policy and Planning 28(5): 558-571.

Lock, M. (2013). Detecting Amyloid Biomarkers: Embodied Risk and Alzheimer Prevention, BioSocieties  8:107-123.

Lock, M. (2013). The Lure of the Epigenome, The Lancet 381:1896-1897.

Mamo, L., and  Fishman, J.R. (2013) “Why Justice? Introduction to the Special Issue on Entanglements in Science, Ethics, and Justice” Science, Technology, and Human Values. 38(2): 159-175.

Nicole, N., Keating, P., Cambrosio, A. (2013). “On Being ‘Actionable’: Clinical Sequencing and the Emerging Contours of a Regime of Genomic Medicine in Oncology.” New Genetics & Society 32 , 405-428.

King, N.B., and  Fraser, V.(2013). “Untreated Pain, Narcotics Regulation, and Global Health Ideologies.” PLOS Medicine. 10(4): e1001411. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001411 [PLOS Medicine Weekly Editor’s Pick]

Thomas, S. (2013). “Farmer to Industrialist: Lister’s Antisepsis and the Making of Modern Surgery in Germany”, Notes and Records of the Royal Society 67, 245-260.

Thomas, S. (2013). “Negotiating Technologies in Surgery: the Controversy about Surgical Gloves in 1890s”, Bulletin for the History of Medicine 87,. 170-197.

Thomas, S. (2013). “Railways, Industry, and Surgery – The Introduction of Risk Management”, New England Medical Journal 369; 21, 1978-1979.

Taljaard, M., Weijer, C., Grimshaw, J.M., Eccles, M.P., and the Ottawa Ethics of Cluster Randomised Trials Consensus Group (includes Kimmelman, J.) (2013). Ottawa Statement on the Ethical Design and Conduct of Cluster Randomized Trials: Precis for Researchers and Research Communities.  BMJ, 346: f2838

Tone, A. (2013). “America, the Traumautized.”  Nature 502: 446-47.

Young, A. ( 2013). Commentary on “Did Christianity cause schizophrenia?” Transcultural Psychiatry 50: 430-432.

Young, A. (2013). Myth, legitimacy, and humanitarian reasoning. Anthropology Now 5:93-98.

Young, M.E., King, N.B., Harper, S., Humphreys, K.R. (2013). “The influence of popular media on perceptions of personal and population risk in possible disease outbreaks.” Health, Risk, and Society 15(1): 103-14.



Cambrosio A., Jacobi D.,  Keating, P. (2013). De la Figurabilité des Concepts Immunologiques à leur Ligement dans les Manuels Universitaires: Principes de Textbookisation. In David Banks (Ed.), L’image dans le texte scientifique. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2013; 153-171.

Lock, M. (2013). Transforming Concepts of Aging: Three Case Studies from Anthropology. In Dening T., and Thomas, A. (Eds),  Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, with Sharon Kaufman, Julie Livingston and Hong Zhang. 39-55.

Weisz, G. (2013). Medical Specialization.  In The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Scientific, Medical, and Technological History. Oxford University Press.

Young, A. (2013). From Posttraumatic Stress to Resilience for all. In Cantor, D and Brown, T. (Eds), Stress, Shock and Adaptation in the Twentieth Century, Rochester Studies in Medical History.Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.



Wallis, F. (2013) Computus and its Cultural Context in the Latin West, AD 300-1200. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Science of Computus in Ireland and Europe, Galway, 14-16 July, 2006.   In Warntjes, I  and  Cróinín, D O (Eds.), Studia traditionis theologiae 5. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010. In Journal of the History of Astronomy 44 : 101-104.

Wallis, F. (2013)  Between Text and Patient: The Medical Enterprise in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. In  Glaze, F E  and  Nance, B K.(Eds.), Micrologus' Library 39. Florence: SISMEL – Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2011. In Journal of Medieval Latin 22 (2012 published 2013):291-295. 

Wallis, F. (2013)  Roy Liuzza. Anglo-Saxon Prognostics. An Edition and Translation of Texts from London, British Library, MS Cotton Tiberius A.iii. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2011. In Preternature 2 :279-284.

Wallis, F. (2013). Computus, Computus, Crusade, and Construction: Writing England's Monastic Past and Future in MS Oxford St John's College 17. In  Trehearne, E  and  Rold, O D (Eds.). Writing England: Books 1100-1200 ed.  New Medieval Literatures 13 (2011 published 2013):220-238.



Annual Report 2012:Publications



Keating P., Cambrosio A. (2012). Cancer on Trial: Oncology as a New Style of Practice. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 424 p.



Wisnovsky R., Wallis F., Fumo J., Fraenkel C. (Eds), (2012). Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation in Medieval Textual Culture . Turnhout: Brepols, 433 p.



Cointet J.P.,  Mogoutov A., Bourret P., El-Abed R., Cambrosio A. (2012). Les réseaux de l’expression génique : émergence et développement d’un domaine clé de la génomique. Médecine/Sciences, 28 (Hors série 1), 7-13.

Keating P., Cambrosio A. (2012). Too Many Numbers: Microarrays in Clinical Cancer Research. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 43, 37-51.

Juengst E.T., Settersten R.A. Jr., Fishman J.R., McGowan M.L. (2012). After the Revolution? Ethical and Social Challenges in ‘Personalized Genomic Medicine’. Personalized Medicine, 9, 429-439.

Kimmelman J. (2012). Beyond Human Subjects: Risk, Ethics, and Clinical Development of Nanomedicine.  Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 40, 841-847.

Kato K., Kimmelman J., Robert J., Sipp D., Sugarman J. (2012). Ethical and policy issues in the clinical translation of stem cells: report of a focus session at the ISSCR Tenth Annual Meeting.  Cell Stem Cell, 765-767.

Kimmelman J., Lemmens ,T., Kim, SY. (2012). Analysis of Consent Validity for Invasive, Nondiagnostic Research Procedures.  IRB, 34: 1-7.

Kimmelman J. (2012). A Theoretical Framework for Early Human Studies: Uncertainty, Intervention Ensembles, and Boundaries.  Trials, 13, 173-8.

Freeman G.A., Kimmelman J. (2012).  Publication and Reporting Conduct for Pharmacodynamic Analyses of Tumor Tissue in Early Phase Oncology Trials.  Cancer Clinical Research,18, 6478-6484.

London A.J., Kimmelman J., Carlisle B. (2012).  Rethinking Research Ethics: The Case of Postmarketing Trials. Science, 336, 544-545.

Kimmelman J., Anderson J.A. (2012). Should Preclinical Studies be Registered?  Nature Biotechnology, 30, 488-489.

Brehaut J.C., Carroll K., Elwyn G., Saginur R., Kimmelman J., Shojania K., Syrowatka A., Nguyen T., Hoe E., Fergusson D. (2012). Informed Consent Documents do not Encourage Good-Quality Decision Making. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65, 708-724.

King N.B., Harper S., Young M.E. (2012). Who Cares About Health Inequalities? Cross-country Evidence from the World Health Survey. Health Policy and Planning, 1–14, doi: 10.1093/heapol/czs094.

King N.B., Harper S., Young M. (2012). Use of Relative and Absolute Effect Measures in Reporting Health Inequalities: Structured Review. BMJ, 345, e5774.

King N.B. (2012). Invited Commentary: Biodefense and the Production of Knowledge: Rethinking the Problem. Journal of Medical Ethics, 39, 207-208.

King N.B., Kaufman, J.S. (2012). More Author Disclosure: Solution or Absolution? Epidemiology, 23, 777-779.

Human Microbiome Project Consortium (includes King N.B). (2012). Structure, Function and Diversity of the Human Microbiome in an Adult Reference Population. Nature, 486, 207–214.

Human Microbiome Project Consortium (includes King N.B). A Framework for Human Microbiome Research. Nature, 486, 215–221.

Schlich T. (2012). Asepsis and Bacteriology: A Realignment of Surgery and Laboratory Science.  Medical History, 56, 308-343.

Rosenberg L., Schlich T. (2012). Surgery: Down for the Count?  Canadian Medical Association Journal 184, 4, 496.

Rosenberg L., Schlich T. (2012). Twenty-first Century Surgery: Have we Entered Uncharted Waters? Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons 97, 7, 6-11.

 Tone A. (2012). Medicalizing Reproduction: The Pill and Home Pregnancy Tests. Journal of Sex Research, 49, 319-327.

 Weijer C. et al., & the Ottawa Ethics of Cluster Randomized Trials Consensus Group (includes Kimmelman J.) (2012). Ottawa Statement on the Ethical Design and Conduct of Cluster Randomized Trials.  PLoS Med 2012; 9: e1001346.

 Young, A. (2012). The Social Brain and the Myth of Empathy. Science in Context, 25, 329-352.



Cambrosio A, Keating P.,  Mogoutov A. (2012). What’s in a Pill? On the Informational Enrichment of Anti-Cancer Drugs. In Gaudillière J.P., Hess V. (Eds), Ways of Regulating Drugs in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 181-205.

Keating P., Cambrosio A. (2012). Cancer Research and Protocol Patients: From Clinical Material to Committee Advisors. In Timmermann C., Toon E. (Eds), Cancer Patients, Cancer Pathways: Historical and Sociological Perspectives. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 161-185.

Kimmelman J. (2012). Biologics, Ethics and the Human Brain.  In Farah M., Chatterjee A. (Eds), Neuroethics in Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 249-261.

Kimmelman J. (2012). Ethics in Clinical Trials Involving the Central Nervous System: Risk, Benefit, Justice, and Integrity.  In Ravina B., Cummings J., McDermott M., Poole R.M. (Eds), Clinical Trials in Neurology: Design, Conduct, Analysis.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 173-186.

King N.B.  (2012). Equality and Inequality in American Health Care (Revised). In Morrison E.E. (Ed.), Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues for the 21st Century. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett, 339-354.

Knaapen, L. (2012) European Regulation and Harmonization of Clinical Practice Guidelines. In Greer S., Kurzer P. (Eds), European Union Public Health Policy: Regional and Global Trends. Milton Park: Routledge, 64-80.

Lock M. (2012). From Genetics to Postgenomics and the Discovery of the New Social Body. In Inhorn M., Wentzell E.A. (Eds), Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Histories, Activisms, and Futures. Durham: Duke University Press, 129-160.

Rees T. (2012). Dieseits von Ethnos: Über die heutige Möglichkeit einer ‘neuen’ Begegnung zwischen Anthropologie und Theater. In Richarz F., Fischer-Lichte E. (Eds), Macht-Theater-Perfromanz, 315-336.

Tone A. (2012). In the Matter of Rosemarie Lewis: Women and the Corporatization of Contraception. In Seaman B., Eldridge L. (Eds), Voices of the Women’s Health Movement. Vol. 1. New York: Seven Stories Press, 130-134.

Tone A. (2012). Addiction by Prescription: Women and the Problem of Tranquilizers. In Seaman B., Eldridge L. (Eds), Voices of the Women’s Health Movement. Vol. 2. New York: Seven Stories Press, 100-104.

Tone A. (2012). Contraceptive Consumers: Gender and the Political Economy of Birth Control in the 1930s. InReis E. (Ed.), Sexual Histories: Gender and Sexuality in America, 2nd Edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 247-259. [Reprinted from Journal of Social History].

Wallis F. (2012). The Ghost in the Articella: a Twelfth-Century Commentary on the Constantinian Liber Graduum. In Arsdall A.V., Graham T.  (Eds), Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West: Essays in Honor of John M. Riddle. Aldershot: Ashgate, 207-269.

Wallis F. (2012) Counting all the Bones: Measure, Number and Weight in Early Medieval Texts About the Body. In Wedell M. (Ed.), Was zählt: Ordnungsangebote, Gebrauchsformen, Erfahrungsmodalitäten des "numerus" im Mittelalter. Vienna: Böhlau, 185-207.

Wallis F. (2012). Why was the Aphorisms of Hippocrates Re-Translated in the Eleventh Century? In Wisnovsky R., Wallis F., Fumo J., Fraenkel C. (Eds), Vehicles of Transmission, Translation and Transformation. Turnhout: Brepols, 179-199.

Young, A. (2012). Empathic Cruelty and the Origins of the Social Brain. In Choudhury S., Slaby J. (Eds), Critical Neuroscience: Between Lifeworld and Laboratory. Oxford: Blackwell. 159-169.

Young A. (2012). Logic and Sensibility in Social Neuroscience’s “New Unconscious”. In Watanabe S. (Ed.), Logic and Sensibility. Tokyo: Keio Univ. Press, 91-106.



Wallis F. (2012). Immo Warntjes. The Munich Computus: Text and Tradition. Irish Computistics between Isidore of Seville and the Venerable Bede and its Reception in Carolingian Times. In The Mediaeval Journal 1, 2. Sudhoffs Archiv Beihefte 59. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 106-109.