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Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University

The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL), located at Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics, maintains the "world's largest collection related to ethical issues in medicine and biomedical research." Among other services, the NRCBL's Website helps researchers, teachers, and students find resources on bioethics topics. Bibliographies of recent literature cover...
NIH Publishes Guidelines for Federal Funding of Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

On Wednesday, the National Institute of Health (NIH) released its Guidelines for Research Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. The Guidelines, which go into effect today, end the moratorium on federal funding for stem cells obtained from human embryo or fetal tissue. NIH published an earlier draft for public input at the end of last year (see the December 3, 1999 Scout Report), and the final ...
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

With all the discussion about stem cell research and cloning, the time is right to take a look at the work being done at the Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University. Situated within the university's School of Medicine, the Center is "dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical ethics, and provides clinical and research ethics consultation." Information provided...
Virtual Mentor: American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Medical ethics may not get the press that other areas of medicine do, but ethical dilemmas come up in many aspects of healthcare. The Virtual Mentor website is the virtual home of the ethics journal of the American Medical Association. It aims to assist physicians and physicians-in-training in the types of challenges they might encounter in their training and daily practice, and each monthly...