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December 12-13, 2002
Meeting Agenda

Hotel Monaco
700 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20002


THURSDAY, December 12

 
9:00 am Session 1: Adding Years to Life: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects.

Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho.


10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2: Duration of Life: Is There a Biological Warranty Period?

S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Senior Research Associate, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago.

12:15 pm Lunch


2:00 pm

Session 3:   Prescription Stimulant Use in American Children: Ethical Issues

H. Diller, M.D., Dept. of Pediatrics, University of California-San Francisco.


3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm

Session 4:   What's Wrong with Enhancement: Discussion of Paper

Prepared by Michael J. Sandel, D. Phil.

5:15 pm   Adjournment


FRIDAY, December 13


8:30 am

Session 5:  Genetic Enhancements: Current and Future Prospects

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Session 6: Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Genomics Era

Gerald P. Schatten, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair of Obstetrics-Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Cell Biology-Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director, Pittsburgh Development Center; and Deputy Director, Magee-Women's Research Institute.


12:15 am Public Comments

1:00 noon Adjournment


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