Public
MEETING

The Bioethics Commission will hold its Twentieth public meeting February 5-6, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Gray

Matters

On March 26, 2015 the Bioethics Commission released the second volume of its two-part review of the ethical issues associated with the conduct and implications of neuroscience research.

Gray

Matters

On May 14, 2014 the Bioethics Commission released the first of a two volume report reviewing the ethical issues associated with the conduct and implications of neuroscience research.

Ethics and
Ebola

The Bioethics Commission released its ethical analysis and recommendations on public health emergency response in the context of the current Ebola epidemic on February 26, 2015.

Anticipate and 

Communicate

The Bioethics Commission released its ethical analysis and recommendations on incidental and secondary findings on December 12, 2013.

Safeguarding
CHILDREN

On March 19, 2013 the Bioethcs Commission released its report and recommendations on pediatric medical countermeasure research.

Privacy and
PROGRESS

On October 11, 2012 the Commission released its report and recommendations on how to reconcile the promise of whole genome sequencing with individuals' privacy concerns.

Moral
SCIENCE

The Commission released "Moral Science", its report on protecting participants in human subjects research, on Dec. 15, 2011.

Ethically
IMPOSSIBLE

The Commission released its report on STD research in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948 on September 13, 2011.

New
DIRECTIONS

The Commission delivered its synthetic biology report to President Obama on Dec. 16, 2010.

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"As our nation invests in science and innovation and pursues advances in biomedical research and health care, it's imperative that we do so in a responsible manner."

—President Barack Obama

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