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Comment on a proposed draft protocol for the European Convention on Biomedicine relating to research on the human embryo and fetus

Lebech, Mette (1998) Comment on a proposed draft protocol for the European Convention on Biomedicine relating to research on the human embryo and fetus. Journal of Medical Ethics, 24. pp. 345-347.

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Abstract

Judge Christian Byk renders service to the Steering Committee on Bioethics of the Council of Europe (CDBI) by proposing a draft of the protocal destined to fill a gap in international law on the status of the human embryo. This proposal, promted in a previous issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics deserves nevertheless to be questioned on important points. Is Christian Byk proposing to legalise research on human embryos not only in vitro but also in utero?

Item Type: Article
Keywords: European Convention on Biomedicine; Embryo research; status of the human embryo; artificial procreation;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Philosophy
Item ID: 826
Depositing User: Mette Lebech
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2007
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Medical Ethics
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Refereed: Yes
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