Guest speaker: Ali Khademhosseini, PhD Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT's Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Bioengineer, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Khademhosseini's talk will focus on his work on engineered materials...
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Annual Conference of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Bioethics, and Biotechnology at Harvard Law School
Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein's book Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness brought behavioral economics to the masses, beginning a discussion of libertarian paternalism and the many ways that "choice architects" can help nudge people to make better choices for themselves without forcing certain outcomes on anyone. Some of their examples fall in the realm of health policy,...
Harvard Medical School, TMEC 227, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA
Lecturer: Dr. Rafael E. Luna, Postdoctoral Research Fellow and author of The Art of Scientific Storytelling, Harvard Medical School
Research manuscripts are written to have an impact on the scientific community and to be cited by others. However, there are thousands of research articles published in our respective fields each year. How is it possible to distinguish one’s research paper from all of the other publications? By communicating one’s science in a clear and compelling fashion.
Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall 1010, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Program of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
In this lecture by Pedro Paranaguá, he will discuss the report issued by the Brazilian House of Representatives in 2013 as part of an effort to revamp the country's patent law. Brazil does not want to be a mere exporter of commodities, neither does it want to be a simple consumer of knowledge goods. Brazil wants to be at the cutting edge of innovation; it wants to innovate to compete. Paranaguá's presentation will introduce the current state of affairs of the...