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Transcript, Meeting 16 Session 5 and Closing Remarks

DR. GUTMANN: So I’d like to start off with a question for each of our terrific speakers to answer. It's purposely requiring you to be selective and pick one important initiative or step that the Bioethics Commission can recommend for effectively integrating ethics into the practice of neuroscience. This is a recommendation we're almost certainly to make.

Date

Mon, 02/10/2014

Transcript, Meeting 16 Session 4

                       VICE CHAIR WAGNER:  And once I get my glasses on, I can do my job.  Who are we missing?  We'll wait for Raju and Chris; they'll show up soon.  So let me go ahead and do the introductions, anyway.

Date

Mon, 02/10/2014

Transcript, Meeting 16 Session 3

CHAIR GUTMANN:  May I please ask everybody, especially our presenters and Commission members, to take seats so we can reconvene?

Date

Mon, 02/10/2014

Transcript, Meeting 16 Session 2

VICE CHAIR WAGNER:  Happy to do that.  Thanks for that wrap‑up.

            I will say I hope we figure out ways to move from an attitude of ethics obligation to ethics integration, and of course, that segues to our other working group, Applications and Implications Working Group.

            Amy mentioned earlier that in the President's charge there was a specific quote that we should focus also on, and I quote, "the ethical dilemmas that may be raised by the applications of neuroscience research findings."

Date

Mon, 02/10/2014

Transcript, Meeting 16 Opening Remarks and Session 1

CHAIR GUTMANN:  Welcome, everybody.  I think we're all here.  Several of our members could not attend this meeting and maybe are listening, but welcome, everybody, to our Bioethics Commission meeting.

            I'm Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. On behalf of myself and our Vice Chairman, Jim Wagner, who is the President of Emory University, I would like to welcome you to our 16th meeting.

Date

Mon, 02/10/2014

Transcript, Meeting 15 Session 4

DR. GUTMANN: I'm going to get started. Welcome back, everyone.

Date

Wed, 12/18/2013

Transcript, Meeting 15 Session 3

DR. WAGNER: You know, we're waiting for Dan. But I think since, what I am essentially doing in the beginning of this is reading into the record the introductions of our speakers, Dan has seen this in the briefing material. So why don't we go ahead.

Date

Wed, 12/18/2013

Transcript, Meeting 15 Session 2

DR. WAGNER: Commissions seated, I believe our three panelists are ready to go.

DR. GUTMANN: Great.

Date

Wed, 12/18/2013

Transcript, Meeting 15 Session 1

DR. GUTMANN: Good morning, everybody. If I could ask everyone to take his or her seat.

I'm Amy Gutmann, I'm President of the University of Pennsylvania and I'm chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. I welcome you all and Happy Holidays to everybody, too.

Date

Wed, 12/18/2013

Transcript, Meeting 14 Session 1

            DR. GUTMANN:  Welcome everybody.  It is my great pleasure to welcome members o the Commission and the Commission's staff to the University of Pennsylvania. This is the second meeting we've had here, and this is the first meeting, however, we had in the Smilow Center because when this Commission began several years ago the Smilow Center didn't exist.

          And it not only exists, but it is fully occupied, and it is occupied with work that is obviously relevant to the subject of our Commission.

Date

Mon, 08/19/2013

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