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Bioethics Research Library Collection of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

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Identifier: BRL-0008
Overview The collection documents the work of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments (ACHR). It includes meeting briefing books, drafts of the final report and related records, background materials on experiments, and correspondence of ACHR Executive Director Dan Guttman. Meetings were held between 1994 and 1995, and the collection includes copies of background materials dating back to 1900.

Bioethics Research Library Collection on the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research

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Identifier: BRL-0001
Overview The collection documents 43 meetings of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research held between 1974 and 1978 and includes briefing books, subject files, and transcripts from these meetings. The Executive’s Branch of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare established the group in 1974 and it is considered one of the first modern bioethics commissions.

Bioethics Research Library Collection on the New Jersey Bioethics Commission

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Identifier: BRL-0004
Overview The collection contains published transcripts of the meetings held by the State of New Jersey Commission on Legal and Ethical Problems in the Delivery of Health Care, dating from 1986 to 1992. Many of these meetings were held as public hearings as part of different ad hoc working groups looking at specific issues such as living wills and new reproductive technologies.

Bioethics Research Library Collection on the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research

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Identifier: BRL-0003
Overview The collection documents 28 meetings of the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research held between 1980 and 1983. It includes briefing books, subject files, meeting minutes/transcripts, and other documents related to the Commission's work. This congressionally mandated group was formed in 1978, succeeding the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. It worked independently...