Bioethics Information Resources
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- NLM® and NIH Electronic Resources
Search MEDLINE®/PubMed for journal citations concerning bioethics.
Search the NLM collection for books, serials, and other materials.
Genetics Home Reference™
Provides consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes responsible for those conditions. The site includes a Policy and Ethics section, covering public policy, legislation, and bioethics materials.
Provides authoritative consumer health information. Pertinent topics include:
- Advance Directives
- Birth Control
- Birth Defects
- Clinical Trials
- End of Life Issues
- Genes and Gene Therapy
- Genetic Counseling
- Genetic Testing
- Health Fraud
- Hospice Care
- Medical Ethics
- Nutritional Support
- Organ Donation
- Organ Transplantation
- Patient Rights
- Patient Safety
- Personal Health Records
- Prenatal Testing
- Psychotic Disorders
- Stem Cells
The NIH Department of Bioethics
NIH Web site on bioethics, including education, research involving human participants and animals, medical and health care ethics, and the implications of applied genetics and biotechnology.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Resources
- NHGRI homepage
- Policy, legal and ethical issues in genetic research
- The Genome Statute and Legislation Database
- Additional Web Resources
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development, and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities.
Kennedy Institute of Ethics: Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University has a Bioethics Research Library which provides an interdisciplinary and multi-format collection on ethical issues related to healthcare, biomedical research, biotechnology, and the environment.
The Hastings Center
The Hastings Center is a nonpartisan research organization dedicated to bioethics and the public interest since 1969.
Last Reviewed: August 22, 2018