Conference: The ethics of human enhancement are a concern in clinical practice – Myth or Reality?

15th March 2012, KCL Medical School, London Bridge
No registration fee/please register to allow us to plan numbers at kidskcl [at]

This Intermural Student Bioethics Network meeting (KCL) is in association with with Royal Society of Medicine Open Section

The meeting will take place in the Gordon Museum at on the Guy’s Hospital Campus of Kings College London

The Gordon Museum entrance is on the mezzanine floor of The Hodgkin Building of the Guy’s Campus, nearest tube/train is London Bridge (St Thomas’ Street Exit)

The timetable is as follows

1515 – Registration and Coffee in the Asklepios Room, Ground floor, Gordon Museum

1530 – Welcome by Chair – Dr Andrew Papanikitas, President Elect, RSM Open Section

1535-1600 Human enhancement – what is it? Why should we think about it? Dr Tom Douglas, Uehiro Centre, Oxford University

1600 -1625 Cosmetic enhancement – in the eye of the beholder? Dr Andrew Vallance-Owen, Group Medical Director, BUPA and Board Member, Independent Healthcare Advisory Service

1625- 1650 Human enhancement and childhood potential – Professor Sam Lingam, Consultant neurodevelomental paediatrician

Human enhancement -What’s the story? – Dr Pete Moore, Science Journalist and author

1715-1800 A panel discussion – following which all delegates are invited to continue the conversation over a glass of wine and nibbles in the the Asklepios Room.

The meeting is supported by a Kings College London Roberts Open Grant


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