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

Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Live from Washington, D.C.

Welcome to the live blog for the sixteenth public meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission). The Bioethics Commission is meeting in Washington, D.C. today, February 10, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET and tomorrow, February 11, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At this meeting, […]

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Bioethics Commission Requests Comment on the Ethical Considerations of Neuroscience Research and the Application of Neuroscience Research Findings

On January 31, 2014 the Federal Register published a request for public comment on behalf of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission). The Bioethics Commission seeks to collect information from a wide range of stakeholders on ethical issues related to neuroscience. The comments collected will help inform the Bioethics Commission’s […]

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Ethics in Context: Anticipating and Communicating Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Direct-to-Consumer Context

In Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) explored the ethical issues surrounding incidental and secondary findings arising in a variety of settings, including the direct-to-consumer (DTC) context. A growing number of DTC companies […]

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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.

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