Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics (EJAIB) Vol 13 (4) July 2003

ISSN 1173-2571, Copyright 2003 (All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions but access open for personal use).
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Official Journal of the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA) and IUBS Bioethics Program

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pp. 152-158 Go to EJAIB July 2003 News

Topical list of News in Bioethics and Biotechnology
List is complete since 1991 in over 30 topics. News from 1991-1993 are in the OLD news files, and from 1994 in the NEW files.

Page, and titles of papers

125-127 Ethical considerations in the HapMap project: An insider's personal view -Darryl Macer

127-130 Provisions For Review of Genetic Research in Japan - Takashi Tsuchiya

130-134 The Status of Ethics Committees in Japan - Yasuko Shirai

134-135 Let's Stop Bashing Japan: Commentary on Tsuchiya, Sass, Thomas, Nie & Tsuneishi - Frank J. Leavitt

135-136 Bioethics and Human Mental Mapping: Are Ideas Finite or Infinite - Irina Pollard

136-137 Human mental working and "Yoga" - K.K. Verma

137-139 Attitudes of Brazilian undergraduate students towards genetic engineering and genetically engineered products - Ekkehard Hansen and Laureni Aparecida Nascimento

139-142 Medical student narratives for understanding Disease and social order in the third world - R. Biswas, B. Dhakal, GR Dhakal, R N Das, and JS Nagra

142-143 SARS as an ethical test - James Dwyer

143-147 Clinical Ethical Discussion 2: Should a physician withdraw ventilation support from a patient with respiratory failure when the patient prefers not to undergo tracheotomy? - Seiji Bito, Kazuki Chiba, and Atsushi Asai

147-151 Ethics in questionnaire-based research - Atsushi Asai, Takeo Nakayama

Human behaviourome project, ABA Membership, IAB Genetics Network 158

Conferences, EJAIB editorial board 159

Human Behaviourome Project
There is a very active discussion on the Internet listserve. All Emails are open for viewing at:
Contact: Darryl Macer. New members include:
Robert Vancott; Landscape Ecology; USA.
Francisco IbáĖez González; Product and Marketing Manager; Mexico.
Dirk Collins; Father, husband, technican, artist, and writer; USA.
Dr Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis; Psychiatry; Greece.
Vinod Scaria; Cyberethics,Bioethics,Medical Ethics; India.
ABA Membership

Persons who want to confirm their membership of the ABA must send their completed membership form and fees to the secretary if your name does not appear in the list below, Darryl Macer, (by Email, fax or airmail).

Paid up members of ABA for 2003 (new from last list):

Change of address: Dr. Noritoshi TANIDA
Professor and Chaiman, Department of Medical Humanities,
Yamaguchi University School of Medicine,
1-1-1 Minami-Kogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8505, Japan

Dr. Lim Yang Mooi
Senior Lecturer , CB division , TARC , Malaysia

IAB Genetics & Bioethics Network: On-line The complete address list is updated on the Internet. Send all changes to Darryl Macer. Membership of the network is not restricted to members of IAB, but open to all. Those persons who are not paying subscription to EJAIB, or granted a waiver, however, will not receive EJAIB, the official journal of the IAB Genetics Network. Recent changes include:
Dr Badaruddin Abbasi
Director Incharge, National Research Institute of Fertility Care, WHO, FHI, Collaborative Research Centre in Reproductive Health,
Ministry of Population Welfare. Government of Pakistan.
ST-13, 14, Block-1 Scheme-5 Clifton Karachi Pakistan.

Antoinette Rouvroy
Researcher, Department of Law, EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE, Villa Schifanoia, Via Boccaccio 121
I-50133 Florence, ITALY
Issues of genetic privacy and genetic discrimination, of ownership of genetic information, of commodification of genetic information in employment and insurance contexts...

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