Dr. John D. Loike

Dr. John D. Loike is the co-director of Graduate Studies Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics and director for Special Projects, Center for Biotethics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Publications by Dr. John D. Loike

Halachic Challenges Emerging From Stem Cell Research

As a partner with God in the creation process,[1] human beings have developed innovative technologies to treat and cure disease, to enhance human living conditions, and to protect or improve the environment. In concert with the development of new technologies, the halachic (Jewish legal) process has elaborated specific mechanisms to incorporate and integrate these emerging technologies. As such, leading rabbinical authorities have evaluated and analyzed the halachic parameters surrounding the ap Read More »

Halachic Challenges Emerging From Stem Cell Research

As a partner with God in the creation process,[1] human beings have developed innovative technologies to treat and cure disease, to enhance human living conditions, and to protect or improve the environment. In concert with the development of new technologies, the halachic (Jewish legal) process has elaborated specific mechanisms to incorporate and integrate these emerging technologies. Read More »