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Live-blogging from the President’s Bioethics Commission

Welcome to the live-blog from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ fourth meeting, held at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Today’s topics will include the ethics of neuro-imaging and genetic testing. Francis S. Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, will be the first speaker and his topic is the state of bioethics research at NIH.

On Tuesday, the commission turns to the review of human subjects protection in clinical trials overseas.

Please feel free to use the comments section to pose questions or thoughts about the proceedings.

For your review during the sessions, here’s the draft agenda. Also, read the Federal Register notice.

And watch live webcast, beginning today at 9 a.m.

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4 Comments to Live-blogging from the President’s Bioethics Commission

  1. February 28, 2011 at 11:30 am | Permalink

    Do you know when the archived talks will be up? Kicking myself for arriving late, missing Collins & Farah.

  2. March 1, 2011 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    The transcripts should be available in about a week, Mr. Keim.

  3. October 7, 2011 at 10:46 am | Permalink

    Thanks for this post!

    Nick >> Is it possible to find the transcript online somewhere?

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