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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

The Commission’s at ASBH

The Bioethics Commission is at the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 14th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. October 18-21.  The theme of this year’s meeting is “Representing Bioethics.”   Between staff, Members, and advisors, the Commission will be represented at several different sessions at ASBH.  For example, on Friday, October 19 at 8 a.m. Executive Director […]

Commission Releases Report on Genomics and Privacy

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues today released its report concerning genomics and privacy.  The report, Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing, concludes that to realize the enormous promise that whole genome sequencing holds for advancing clinical care and the greater public good, individual interests in privacy must be respected and […]

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