The blog of the 2009 – 2017 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Hunter College High School Students Visit the Bioethics Commission

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission) recently welcomed 35 students and faculty from Manhattan’s Hunter College High School. The Hunter College High School students participated in the 61st Annual Washington Seminar on Government in Action, a seminar that allows students to engage in domestic and international issues facing the […]

Share this article

Compensating Participants Injured in Pediatric Medical Countermeasure Research

In its recent report, Safeguarding Children: Pediatric Medical Countermeasure Research, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission) revisited the issue of compensation for research-related injury—an issue first addressed in its December 2010 report, Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subjects Research. In Safeguarding Children, the Bioethics Commission reaffirmed the conclusion […]

Share this article

Privacy and Progress and the Deidentification of Whole Genome Sequence Data

In the most recent issue of the Hastings Center Report, Drs. Amy Gutmann, and James Wagner of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission), contributed to the lively debate surrounding the identifiability of genetic data. In Found Your DNA on the Web: Reconciling Privacy and Progress, Gutmann and Wagner, Chair […]

Share this article

About blog.Bioethics.gov

This is a space for the members and staff of the 2009 -2017 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues to communicate with the public about the work of the commission and to discuss important issues in bioethics.

As of January 15th, 2017 this blog will no longer be updated but continues to be available as an archive of the work of the 2009-2017 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Learn more about the 2009 - 2017 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.