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Opportunities and Risks in the Life Sciences

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security analyzes trends and new developments in the life sciences and provides recommendations for realizing the promise of biotechnology while strengthening biosecurity and biosafety.

Recent Projects

Supported by: The Office of Foreign Consequence Management, US Department of State
Supported by: Open Philanthropy Project
Extraordinary Insights
Supported by: Open Philanthropy Project
Policy Options for Gene Synthesis
Supported by: Open Philanthropy Project
Innovative Non-traditional Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance
Supported by: Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority

Recent Publications



Our Mission

To protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.