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

Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Public Bioethics

In today’s opening session, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) turned its attention to facilitating public dialogue about bioethics. Democratic deliberation is a guiding principle of the Bioethics Commission. As outlined in its first report, New Directions: The Ethics of Synthetic Biology and Emerging Technologies, the Bioethics Commission believes that […]

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Live from Washington

Welcome to Washington DC for the 22nd public meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission). At today’s meeting, the Bioethics Commission will continue its discussion about the role of deliberation and education in bioethics. Check out the full agenda here. Bioethics Commission Chair Dr. Amy Gutmann opened up the […]

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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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