Nita Farahany

Professor of Law and Philosophy and Professor of Genome Sciences & Policy at Duke University

Nita Farahany appears in the following:

The State of American Privacy

Friday, December 27, 2013

As we look back at 2013, perhaps the most important story of this year, if not of this decade, may be the revelations of the surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency....


FDA Challenge Raises Questions on Right to Genetic Information

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The genetic-analysis company 23andMe has garnered a devoted following since its launch in 2006. Now the Food and Drug Administration has ordered the company to halt sales of its si...

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Is Angelina Jolie's Medical Choice Available to All Women?

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

In an op-ed piece for our partner The New York Times, actress and director Angelina Jolie announced that she recently underwent a double mastectomy after learning that she is a carrie...

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23 Weeks 6 Days

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A tiny baby, born at 23 Weeks and 6 days -- roughly halfway to full term. And a whole universe of medical and moral questions.

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Ask a Bioethicist: Limits on Neuroenhancement

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Continuing a weekly series where we tackle thorny bioethical issues, Nita Farahany, Professor of Law and Philosophy and Professor of Genome Sciences & Policy at Duke University, discusses the limits of neuroenhancement.

This complete interview originally aired live on March 21, 2013 as part of a month-long series. An edited version was re-aired on August 2, 2013 as part of a special hour of Ask a Bioethicist in a best-of episode of The Brian Lehrer Show.

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