Great Issues for Medicine in the Twenty-First Century: Ethical and Social Issues Arising Out of Advances in the Biomedical Sciences, Volume 882
Dana Cook Grossman, Heinz Valtin
New York Acad. of Sciences, 1999 - Medical - 277 pages
This volume presents addresses given to celebrate the bioentennial of the Dartmouta Medical School. Participants included James O. Freedman, Joseph L. Goldstein, Nancy Wexler, David Botstein, Francis S. Collins, Richard Axel, Gerald M. Edelman, Pasko Rakic, Marcus E. Raichle, Steven Pinker, Al Gore, Susan G. Dentzer, C. Everett Koop, Philip Kitcher, Daniel J Callahan, Lonnie R. Bristow, Ruth Purtilo, William L. Roper, Robert G. Evans, Nils M. Daulaire, Michael S. Teitelbaum, Thomas Horner-Dixon, Hania Zlotnick, S. Marsh Tenney, Sir David Weatherall, and Michael S. Brown, who discussed such intriguing issues as the Human Genome Project, the origin and substrate of thinking, the rationing of health care, world population pressures, and the prospects for biomedical research and education.
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Welcoming Remarks By Andrew G Wallace
Burgers Chips and Genes By JOSEPh L GolDSTEIN
Prognostications and Predispositions By Nancy Wexler
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