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September 12-13, 2002
Meeting Agenda

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


THURSDAY, September 12

 
9:00 am

Session 1: Toward a "Richer Bioethics" 4: Science and Society.
Discussion of Hans Jonas' essay, "Philosophical Reflections on Experimenting with Human Subjects."


10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2: Regulation 6: Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Center for Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health.

12:15 pm Lunch


1:45 pm

Session 3: Enhancement 3: Happiness and Sadness: Depression and the Pharmacological Elevation of Mood
Peter D. Kramer, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Brown University



3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm

Session 4: Enhancement 4: Happiness and Sadness: Depression and the Pharmacological Elevation of Mood
Carl Elliott, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Graduate Studies, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota



5:00 pm   Session 5: Public Comments
6:00 pm Adjournment

FRIDAY, September 13


8:30 am

Session 6: Regulation 7: International Models
Spiros Simitis, Chairman, German National Ethics Council

10:30 am Break

10:45 am

Session 7: Enhancement 5: Genetic Enhancement of Muscle.
H. Lee Sweeney, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania.

12:15 pm Adjournment


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