Featured collection: Translation in healthcare: ethical, legal, and social implications

This article collection emerges from the ‘Translation in Healthcare: Exploring the Impact of Emerging Technologies’ conference 2015 hosted by the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at the University of Oxford. Here a wide range of voices were brought together to discuss and think more deeply about the technological, legal, ethical, and social challenges raised by new technologies in healthcare. 

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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Ethics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice, including professional choices and conduct, medical technologies, healthcare systems and health policies.


Clare Partridge, BioMed Central

Section Editors

  • Yvonne Denier, University of Leuven
  • Edward Dove, University of Edinburgh
  • Beatrice Godard, University of Montreal
  • Anita Ho, University of British Columbia
  • Richard Huxtable, University of Bristol
  • Jonathan Ives, The University of Birmingham
  • Jeremy Snyder, Simon Fraser University

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