From stem-cell research to HPV vaccinations, healthcare policy to genetic modification, bioethics increasingly provides the framework for weighing the costs and benefits of scientific progress. Long a leader in the field, the University is moving to make Penn the place where such work happens, and where the next generation of bioethicists will be minted.
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University states: “It is now understood and agreed throughout the global scientific community that prisoners … cannot be considered appropriate candidates for any biomedical studies.”