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Advising the President on ethical issues
related to advances in biomedical
science and technology

Dr. Leon Kass
Leon R. Kass

"Among the most urgent of the Councilís intellectual tasks is the need to provide an adequate moral and ethical lens through which to view particular developments in their proper scope and depth."

Chairman's Vision

  • Beyond Therapy: Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Happiness
  • Monitoring Stem Cell Research

Beyond Therapy and Monitoring Stem Cell Research coversBeyond Therapy investigates potential uses of biotechnology for purposes “beyond therapy,” and explores the scientific, ethical, and social implications. Monitoring Stem Cell Research updates key developments in stem cell research and in related ethical, legal, scientific, and policy arenas.

From Our Bookshelf

Being Human: Readings from the President's Council on Bioethics coverFeaturing novels, stories, poems and writings rich in bioethical wisdom, for groups studying together or individuals reading alone.


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