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April 25-26, 2002
Meeting Agenda

Hilton Crystal City at National Airport
2399 Jefferson Davis Highway
Dewey Room
Arlington, VA 22202



THURSDAY, APRIL 25     Full Transcript:   HTML = 359K

Council Members Present

8:30 am Session 1: Stem Cells 1: Medical Promise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research (Present and Projected).
Dr. John Gearhart, Johns Hopkins University.

10:15 am         Break

10:30 am Session 2: Stem Cells 2: Medical Promise of Adult Stem Cell Research (Present and Projected).
Dr. Catherine Verfaillie, University of Minnesota.

12:15 pm Lunch.

1:30 pm Session 3: Stem Cells 3: Ethics of Human Stem Cell Research.
Dr. Gene Outka, Yale University: "The Ethics of Stem Cell Research"

3:00 pm Break.

3:15 pm Session 4: Human Cloning 10: Ethics of Cloning for Biomedical Research.


5:00 pm Adjournment.


FRIDAY, APRIL 26      Full Transcript

Council Members Present

8:30 am Session 5: Enhancement 1: Therapy vs. Enhancement (Preliminary Inquiry).
Working Paper # 7: Distinguishing Therapy and Enhancement.

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Session 6: Regulation 1: Regulatory Approaches to New Biotechnologies (Overview and Introduction).

11:45 am Break

Noon Session 7: Public Comments.

1:00 pm Adjournment.

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