“US brain project puts focus on ethics”

“Unsettling research advances bring neuroethics to the fore.”

* Helen Shen

14 August 2013 Nature
http://www.nature.com/news/us-brain-project-puts-focus-on-ethics-1.13549

http://bioethics.gov/node/2523

9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Session 6: Ethical Issues Associated with the BRAIN Initiative and Ongoing Work in Neuroscience

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Session 7: Foundational Ethics—Models for Integrating Ethics and Science

Human Subjects Research Landscape Project – Analysis Dataset
In order to respond to President Obama’s November 24, 2010 charge “to determine if Federal regulations and international standards adequately guard the health and well-being of participants in scientific studies supported by the Federal Government,” the Commission recognized that a critical first step would be to define and understand the landscape of “scientific studies supported by the Federal Government.” Finding no comprehensive publicly available source for this information, the Commission asked the 18 federal departments and agencies that have adopted the Common Rule—and therefore were likely to support scientific studies with human subjects—to provide basic project-level data for department/agency-supported human subjects research in Fiscal Year 2006 to Fiscal Year 2010.
http://www.bioethics.gov/node/756

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