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Bioethics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BRL-013
Overview The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). BEAC was formed in 1987 to counsel the congressional members of the national Biomedical Ethics Board on ethical issues that arise in the delivery of healthcare and biomedical research.

Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-023
Overview The collection consists of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971.

Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BRL-010
Overview The Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel was established in 1988 as an ad hoc consultant group to the Advisory Committee of to the Director of the National Institute of Health. The collection contains records related to the Panel, including meeting transcripts, briefing books, clippings, the Research Panel's final report, and other documents.

LeRoy Walters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-036
Overview The collection consists of Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) records that were created and/or maintained by LeRoy Walters. Walters joined the KIE as one of its first scholars, served as Director of the Bioethics Center from 1971 to 1993, and as Director of KIE from 1996 to 2000. The records primarily document establisment and development of the KIE, its library, and various bioethics information retrieval projects over the years. Additionally, the collection contains a set of bioethical issue...

National Heart Transplantation Study Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records related to the National Heart Transplantation Study, including the project proposal, advisory committee meeting minutes, a description of the study (with selected readings), published updates, questionnaires, and forms. It also includes forms related to the National Kidney Dialysis and Transplantation Study.