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May 12, 2010

May Issue of AJOB: SPECIAL ISSUE ON STEM CELL TOURISM

Featuring paired issues by Stanford’s Charles E. Murdoch and Christopher Thomas Scott and University of Alberta’s Amy Zarzeczny and Timothy Caulfield, the May issue of AJOB addresses the hot topic of the ethics of stem cell tourism.…

February 23, 2010

The blog.bioethics.net Archive Rises Like a ...

At last we’ve found a few minutes to assemble the archive of The American Journal of Bioethics Editors’ blog through 2007 and publish them in an accessible venue.…

November 26, 2009

A NEW Presidential Commission on Bioethics. We Christen Thee, Pucks-Bee. Let God Be Praised.

We all have a great deal to be thankful this Thanksgiving, and now we have one more thing to add to our list: another presidential bioethics commission.…

September 21, 2009

NIH Stem Cell Working Group Chaired By Card-Carrying Bioethicist?

With Jeffrey Botkin appointed as the Chair of the Working Group for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Eligibility Review, can anyone be surprised that the committee is also comprised of two other card-carrying bioethicists: Dena S.…

March 17, 2009

One Bioethics Council Dies, As Another Carries On

What will become of government bioethics? At this point, it’s anyone’s guess. Last Thursday, in Washington, the President’s Council on Bioethics convened the some of the world’s experts in government bioethics councils to discuss the past, present and future of bioethics councils including the head of the UK’s Nuffield Council, former executive directors of national bioethics councils and former chair’s of US executive bioethics bodies.…