Seminars and Panels

The Ethics of Relevancy

Professor James Levine

Dec 13, 2011
10:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
232 Philip G. Hoffman Hall

Dr. James A. Levine, an endocrinologist, researcher, and professor at the Mayo Clinic, will discuss the interface between bench-based science and the public domain, addressing the ethical challenges of intellectual property transfer, industrial collaboration and public domain communication.

Dr. Levine is a preeminent authority on the subject of obesity who lectures throughout the world and serves as a scientific advisor to the U.S. government and the United Nations. He holds an M.D. and a Ph.D. in medicine and computing from the University of Cambridge. Dr. Levine's outstanding research achievements have earned him more than 50 national and international awards, including the NASA Invention of the Future Award, the World Trade Fair Innovation Award, and the American Philosophical Society Judson Daland Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Investigation. He is also the best-selling author of The Blue Notebook: A Novel .

This event is free and open to the UH community.