Great Issues for Medicine in the Twenty-First Century: Ethical and Social Issues Arising Out of Advances in the Biomedical Sciences, Volume 882

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Dana Cook Grossman, Heinz Valtin
New York Acad. of Sciences, 1999 - Medical - 277 pages
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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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Contents

Welcoming Remarks By Andrew G Wallace
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Burgers Chips and Genes By JOSEPh L GolDSTEIN
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Prognostications and Predispositions By Nancy Wexler
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