Bioindustry Ethics

Paperback | June 10, 2005

byDavid L. Finegold, Cecile M Bensimon, Abdallah S. Daar

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This book is the first systematic, detailed treatment of the approaches to ethical issues taken by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The application of genetic/genomic technologies raises a whole spectrum of ethical questions affecting global health that must be addressed. Topics covered in this comprehensive survey include considerations for bioprospecting in transgenics, genomics, drug discovery, and nutrigenomics, as well as how to improve stakeholder relations, design ethical clinical trials, avoid conflicts of interest, and establish ethics advisory boards. The expert authors represent multiple disciplines including law, medicine, bioinformatics, pharmaceutics, business, and ethics.

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This book is the first systematic, detailed treatment of the approaches to ethical issues taken by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The application of genetic/genomic technologies raises a whole spectrum of ethical questions affecting global health that must be addressed. Topics covered in this comprehensive survey include conside...

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The application of genetic/genomic technologies raises a whole spectrum of ethical questions affecting global health that must be addressed. This book is the first systematic, detailed treatment of the approaches to ethical issues taken by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Each chapter highlights a real, original case study conduct...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 10, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123693705

ISBN - 13:9780123693709

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Leadership
Starting Right
Ethics in an Emerging Field
Getting Advice
Self-Assessment
Endnotes

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"...lend[s] important insights to other executives and professionals who might be developing their own practices and policies."
- GENOMICS & PROTEOMICS (August 2005)