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November 16-17, 2006
Meeting Agenda

Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-682-0111

THURSDAY, November 16, 2006

9:00 a.m.

Session 1: Stem Cell Research Update

Hans Robert Scholer, Ph.D.
Director, Cell and Developmental Biology
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine

10:30 am Break

10:45 am    

Session 2:   Stem Cell Research Update and Alternative Sources of Pluripotent Stem Cells (May 2005)

Council Discussion

12:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm

Session 3: Overview: Genetics Research and Clinical Applications

Robert L. Nussbaum, M.D.
Holly Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Chief, Medical Genetics
University of California, San Francisco

3:30 pm Break

3:45 pm

Session 4: Overview: Genetic Ethics and Public Policy

Kathy Hudson, Ph.D.
Director, Genetics and Public Policy Center
Johns Hopkins University


5:15 pm Adjournment

FRIDAY, November 17, 2006

8:30 am

Session 5: Organ Procurement, Transplantation and Allocation: Policy Options

Council Discussion

10:00 am Break
10:15 am

Session 6: The Ethics of Health Care

Norman Daniels, Ph.D.
Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health
Department of Population and International Health
Harvard School of Public Health

11:45 am Session 7: Public Comments
12:00 pm Adjournment

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