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 Biopharmaceutical Ethics
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Last revised December 30, 2013

 



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American Journal of Bioethics, Bioethics.net http://ajobonline.com/ American Journal of Bioethics Online

Bermuda principles: Agreed upon coordinated rapid release of data into the public domain. Summary of principles agreed at the International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing, Bermuda, 25th- 28th February 1996.  Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bermuda_Principles 

CDC & ATSDR Ethics  http://www.cdc.gov/about/ethics/

clinical trials- ethics:  Bioethics Resources on the web,  Medicine and health care, Ethics and clinical trials, 2007 25 plus websites http://bioethics.od.nih.gov/ethics_clinical_trials.html  

ELSI: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues
ELSI NHGRI, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, US http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/ELSI/
ELSI NIEHS
, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH, US http://www.niehs.nih.gov/envgenom/elsi.htm

genetic privacy:
http://epic.org/privacy/genetic/

Guidelines on Good Publication Practice, International Society for Medical Publication Professionals 2009 http://www.ismpp.org/gpp2

Informed consent:  Health & Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/policy/consent/index.html

Intellectual property:  Intellectual property

international and non-US bioethics organizations: Bioethics Resources on the web, US National Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov/sigs/bioethics/international.html

International Bioethics Committee, UNESCO   http://portal.unesco.org/shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=1879&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201...l 

minorities and genetics: Exploring genetic issues relevant to minority communities Oak Ridge National Lab http://web.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/publicat/MinorityConcerns-82.pdf

NIH Bioethics on the web  http://www.nih.gov/sigs/bioethics/

neuroethics:  The ethics of neuroscience ... encompasses a wide array of ethical issues emerging from different branches of clinical neuroscience (neurology, psychiatry, psychopharmacology) and basic neuroscience (cognitive neuroscience, affective neuroscience).  These include ethical problems raised by advances in functional neuroimaging, brain implants and brain- machine interfaces and psychopharmacology as well as by our growing understanding of the neural bases of behavior, personality, consciousness, and states of spiritual transcendence. Neuroethics, University of Pennsylvania,  http://www.neuroethics.upenn.edu/ 

Nuffield Council on Bioethics, Nuffield Trust, Wellcome Foundation, Medical Research Council http://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/home/   Ethical issues arising from developments in medicine and biology. Current projects include donor conception, novel neurotechnologies and emerging biotechnologies such as synthetic biology and nanotechnology.

Policy and ethics, NHGRI, US  http://www.genome.gov/PolicyEthics/

Precautionary Principle, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Precautionary_principle 

President's Council on Bioethics, US http://www.bioethics.gov/ Reports and background information on cloning, stem cells, genetic enhancement, patenting human life, biotechnology and public policy, sex selection. 

public policy and biotechnology: US President's Council on Bioethics http://www.bioethics.gov/topics/biotech_index.html  

Bibliography
Institutional Review Board Glossary, Office Human Research Protection, HHS, US, http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/archive/irb/irb_glossary.htm  Portions now outdated. 
Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown Univ. National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics http://genethx.georgetown.edu/ 
NIH, Bioethics Resources on the Web http://www.nih.gov/sigs/bioethics/index.html 
President's Council on Bioethics, http://www.bioethics.gov/ 
What HHS can do for your family http://www.mastersinhealthcare.com/blog/2012/hhs-for-your-family/ 

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