Life Sciences

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Life sciences and research ethics deals primarily with emerging ethical considerations due to informed consent, advances in the science of human genetics, the treatment of human subjects in research and the ability of health systems to improve care by analyzing large amounts of data. The Center’s competency in this area focuses on how experimental research and therapeutic treatments merge as the lines of distinction between them blur in the new “learning healthcare systems” approach.  Learning health systems focus on learning from every encounter.