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Kevin T. FitzGerald - February 24, 2005

Kevin T. FitzGerald, S.J.

Research Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, and Dr. David P. Lauler Chair in Catholic Health Care Ethics Georgetown University

"The New Genetics: A Visit from Prometheus or Pandora?"

8:00 PM Thursday, February 24, 2005
University Theatre

Evening lecture in conjunction with the Institute of Medicine and Humanities: "The New Genetics: A Visit from Prometheus or Pandora?" on Thursday, 24 February, at 8:00 P.M. in the University Theatre on The University of Montana campus.

Fr. FitzGerald holds a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and a Ph.D. in bioethics. He has published extensively on stem cell research, human cloning, the Human Genome Project, and health care ethics. To the fascinating subject of the new genetics he brings the professional perspective of a research scientist and the spiritual values of a Christian ethicist.

"Stem Cell Research: What is Progress?"

3:40 PM Thursday, February 24, 2005
Gallagher Business Building 123

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with Kevin FitzGerald. He holds a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and a Ph.D. in bioethics from Georgetown University. He is a leading researcher in the investigation of abnormal gene regulation in cancer and a commentator of national renown on ethical issues in human genetics. His articles on science and ethics have appeared in books on stem cell research, human cloning, the Human Genome Project, and health care ethics; and in The American Journal of Bioethics, the St. Thomas Law Review, Genomics, the Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, The American Journal of Physiology, America, the Journal of Genetic Counseling, The American Journal of Human Genetics, and the Journal of Clinical Ethics. For the past ten years Fr. FitzGerald has served as an ethics consultant for the National Society of Genetic Counselors. He is a consultant to the March of Dimes Ethics Committee, the United States Catholic Conference, and is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion.