Links

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
http://www.asbh.org/
(Umbrella organization for bioethics and medical humanities in U.S.)

Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/bio-ethics/
(Bioethics at the Medical School here at UVA)

Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
http://www.bioethics.upenn.edu/
(Interesting site with lots of bells and whistles.)

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Human Genetics Research
http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/ELSI/
The National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program was established in 1990 as an integral part of the Human Genome Project (HGP) to foster basic and applied research for individuals, families and communities. The ELSI Research Program funds and manages studies, and supports workshops, research consortia and policy conferences related to these topics.

The Hastings Center
http://www.thehastingscenter.org/
(The most recognized bioethics center in the world. Home of the Hastings Center Report (now online) and IRB , two excellent journals.)

Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center
http://bioethics.nih.gov/home/index.shtml

National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics, Georgetown University
http://www.georgetown.edu/research/nrcbl/nirehg/index.htm

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, Georgetown University http://www.georgetown.edu/research/nrcbl/
(Platform for ETHX, the best all-round search engine for research in bioethics)

National Bioethics Advisory Commission Archives
(NBAC -- a Clinton-era commission)
http://www.georgetown.edu/research/nrcbl/nbac/
(Reports on cloning, research ethics, international research, etc. Useful resource.)

President's Comission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
http://www.bioethics.gov
(Bioethics council of the Obama administration. Contains information on all President's Commission meetings, reports, including printed minutes, videos of meetings, etc. The Commission's current work focuses on the ethics and policy implications of synthetic biology)

This important site also features links to all other past federal/Presidential bioethics commissions, such as Pres. Clinton's NBAC, Pres. Bush's Council on Bioethics, etc. and their accompanying documentation, including all reports, commissioned background papers, etc.

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