The American Journal of Medical Genetics Section on "Ethical Aspects of Genetics"


Call for papers on intelligence and genetics

The AJMG is interested in papers on ethics and genetics. Please submit papers AJMG paper style to:

Dr Jeffrey R. Botkin,
Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Building 533, Room 2110A,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Ut 84112, USA.
FAX: Int+1-801-588-3644;
Email < Botkin@gene1.med.utah.edu >.

Enquiries are welcome with suggested topics and an outline of proposed papers.


Goals of Ethics Section

1. To publish high quality research in the fields of health policy, law, philosophy, and social sciences that pertain the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of clinical genetics and developmental biology.

2. To publish commentaries on the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of advances in clinical genetics and developmental biology.

3. To publish cases studies of professional ethical and health policy dilemmas in medical genetics, together with proposals for their practical resolution.


Please send manuscripts or enquiries to the ethics section editor:

Darryl Macer, Ph.D.
Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba,
Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki 305, Japan
Fax: Int+81-298-53-6614
Tel: Int+81-298-53-4662

Enquiries to Email < asianbioethics@yahoo.co.nz >.

Or send manuscripts to the general AJMG editorial office:

The guidelines for submission are printed in 1995 issues of AJMG. The AJMGis also interested in publishing copies of pertinent policy statements.


Members of the Ethics Editorial Section of the AJMG:

Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD
Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
Building 533, Room 2110A
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Ut 84112
Tel: +1-801-585-5788
FAX: +1-801-588-3644
Email: Botkin@gene1.med.utah.edu

Eric Juensgt, Ph.D.
Center for Biomedical Ethics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel: +1-216-368-6196
Fax: +1-216-368-8713
Email: etj2@po.cwru.edu

Darryl Macer, Ph.D.
Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba,
Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki 305, Japan
Tel: +81-298-53-4662
Fax: +81-298-53-6614
Email: Macer@sakura.cc.tsukuba.ac.jp

Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD
Department of Pediatrics andArizona Biothics Program
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
1501 North Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ 85724
Tel: +1-602-626-5060
Fax: +1-602-626-6970
Email: wilfond@resp-sci.arizona.edu


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