Genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). It includes transcripts of the committee's two meetings, the briefing book for the second meeting, meeting notes, correspondence, and other records. The collection includes a mix of records that belonged to Robert Cook-Deegan (acting executive director), Claire L. Pouncey (research assistant), and Edmund D. Pellegrino (vice-chairman).
Collection — Box BRL Shared 001, Folder: 6-7
Scope and Contents The collection consists of statistical summary data for sixteen countries derived from a survey on ethical problems faced by medical geneticists. The survey was conducted by John C. Fletcher of the National Institutes of Health in 1986. The data was used in a study published in 1989 as Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. The collection also includes an explanatory letter and a copy of the questionnaire.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. These include meeting materials (agendas and briefing books), project reports and background research files, educational materials, and the Commission's website. The website includes a wide variety of content related to the Commission, including sections on their meetings (agendas, transcripts,...