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Unformatted text preview: About Us Studies News Meetings Blog Contact Us Search Bioethics.gov Creation of the Commission FAQs About the Commission International Research Panel Members Staff History of Bioethics Commissions History of Bioethics Commissions | Presidential Commission for the Stu... http://bioethics.gov/cms/history 1 of 5 8/22/2011 11:09 PM History of Bioethics Commissions The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues continues the nearly forty-year history of groups established by the president or Congress to provide expert advice on topics related to bioethics. These groups have differed in their composition, methods, and areas of focus, but they have shared a common commitment to the careful examination and analysis of ethical considerations that underlie our nation’s activities in science, medicine, and technology. The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1974-78) is generally viewed as the first national bioethics commission. Established asResearch (1974-78) is generally viewed as the first national bioethics commission....
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