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Ethics in Biomedical Research

Synopsis
What constitutes ethical behavior in biomedical research? How does a researcher navigate the many complex issues modern science presents? These are some of the questions posed in this four-part presentation designed to help introduce and teach bioethics. Noted scientists and bioethicists offer their diverse views.

Includes the following topics: overview, animal subjects, genetic alteration, and scientific integrity. Additional resources: topic summaries, discussion questions, and PDFs of important documents referenced in the video.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2006
Subjects
Biology; Medical sciences; Philosophy
Keywords
ethical issues; biomedical research

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1
Price
free
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
80 minutes
Year
2006

Distributor

Name

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Email
webmaster@hhmi.org
Web
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Fax
+1 301 215 8500
Address
4000 Jones Bridge Toad
Chevy Chase
MD 20815-6789
USA
Notes
Programmes on biomedical and scientific topics including biodiversity, the human brain, AIDS, genetics, and human weight regulation are supplied free on DVD, and a much larger range of videos, animations, lectures and virtual laboratories are available online via the Biointeractive section of the website http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/.

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