Medical Ethics: INSERM Sets Up Forum
Nature. 1983 Dec 1; 306(5942): 414.
Considerable public controversy is expected over the composition and role of a new ethics advisory committee set up in association with France's medical research council, INSERM. French president Mitterrand has tried to represent all possible conflicting groups on the committee, which includes 15 scientists nominated by research institutions, 15 persons knowledgeable about ethical issues nominated by various legislative and judicial bodies, and five representatives of the "principal philosophical families": Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism, Islam, and Communism. (KIE abstract)
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Walgate, Robert (1983-03-03)France has established its first "national advisory committee on ethics for the life sciences and health research." The committee, to consist of 4 "moralists", 14 scientists, and 14 government representatives, will advise ...