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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    with Canadian Medical Association CMA president labeling medicinal marijuana bad medicine Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Canada s euthanasia courts 13 Feb 2016 IVF audit in

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/marijuana (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Government responds to Canadian bioethicists’ complaint
    with ethics expertise as needed The scan also revealed that leaders of the ethics functions within health research funding organizations are not typically ethics experts Rather they have experts throughout the organization and their committees to support them CIHR Governing Council was convinced that the proposed new leadership model championed by CIHR s Chief Scientific Officer VP Research and Knowledge Translation and with an enhanced Governing Council Standing Committee on Ethics will lead to a cohesive and integrated approach to ethics at CIHR Why doesn t the ethics champion have a degree in bioethics or ethics Could not someone else have been found who had the credentials CIHR s Chief Scientific Officer VP Research and Knowledge Translation Dr Jane Aubin believes in the importance of ethics and has made a formal commitment to championing ethics at CIHR This commitment has been fully endorsed by the President Governing Council and Scientific Directors Dr Aubin has had many opportunities to learn about ethics in her past professional experience as an end user as a basic scientist having to deal with the ethical use of animals in research as a researcher submitting research protocols to the Research Ethics Board as a researcher and administrator within the University of Toronto including integrity committees and as a Scientific Director of one of CIHR s Institutes fully integrating the Ethics Designate of the Institute s Advisory Board into discussions and decisions and championing ethics initiatives in the Institute More recently in her role as Chief Scientific Officer and VP Research and Knowledge Translation here at CIHR she has had the opportunity to build on this knowledge through her participation in meetings of the Standing Committee on Ethics discussions with Institute Advisory Board Ethics Designates and discussions with the committee advising on CIHR s Strategy for Patient

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/government_responds_to_canadian_bioethicists_complaint/11047 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    bioethics bioethics credentials Canada The bioethics community in Canada is enraged at the Harper Government s refusal to appoint a strong and formally credentialed leader Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/bioethics+credentials (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Canadian bioethicists sunk in dejection over government inaction
    so called Ethics Champion in the CIHR Taking the fall for the Governing Council is Dr Jane Aubin who is a highly respected expert in medical biophysics But she had to confess to a hostile audience at the Canadian Bioethics Society Conference in Vancouver that she had no formal qualification in ethics In the blog Impact Ethics Juliet Guichon of the University of Calgary wrote We were all exceedingly polite yet we were sad In our respective workplaces we teach the ethics equivalents of the Empress of Ireland and the Titanic Obviously trouble can arise in health research because of lack of understanding or inattention to ethics We didn t and still don t get it Why would Ottawa not want a person with ethics expertise at the helm to avoid trouble and to foster research in best practice It is false economy to do otherwise as the cruise industry knows Should we wait for another Costa Concordia before valuing prevention experts The text incorporates a correction to the original version MORE ON THESE TOPICS bioethics bioethics credentials Canada This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/canadian_bioethicists_sunk_in_dejection_over_government_inaction/11043 (2016-02-18)
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  • Canadian court declares patient specimen the "personal property" of a hospital
    to the hospital in which it was being stored Ms Piljak s excised tissue is owned by Sunnybrook hospital whose pathology department performed the diagnostic tests and in whose archives the tissue is kept he wrote As the excised tissue is subject to the rights of ownership I conclude that it is personal property The issue of specimen ownership has until now remained unaddressed in Canadian courts The case is expected to have a significant influence on future cases Tim Caulfield a Canada Research Chair in health law and policy at the University of Alberta sees the decision as highly important It is Canadian case law that calls human tissue personal property Mr Caulfield said And I think that s significant The decision may have implications for the ownership of data obtained from stem cell lines You have all these cell lines that are going to become increasingly valuable Mr Caulfield said And there s going to be increasing interest in who controls them MORE ON THESE TOPICS biolaw Canada property rights This article is published by Xavier Symons and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/canadian_court_declares_patient_specimen_the_personal_property_of_a_hospita/11009 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    years He challenged the view that genetic evidence provides a genuinely excusing condition Canadian court declares patient specimen the personal property of a hospital Xavier Symons 14 June 2014 Comments tags biolaw Canada property rights A Canadian court has ruled that a medical specimen taken from a patient in a pathology clinic is the personal property of a hospital The case is the first of its kind in Canada and

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/biolaw (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    the personal property of a hospital The case is the first of its kind in Canada and will have significant bearing on future decisions Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch euthanasia

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/property+rights (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Quebec legalises euthanasia
    state and Oregon but not euthanasia The battle over the controversial law is not over however Under the Canadian constitution the criminal code is a Federal responsibility and it bans euthanasia Therefore Quebec s legislation uses the euphemism medical aid in dying instead and describes it as a health issue not a criminal issue It is for the courts to decide if any province is legislating within its jurisdiction a spokeswoman for federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay said It is our government s position that the Criminal Code provisions prohibiting assisted suicide and euthanasia are constitutionally valid and in place to protect all persons including those who are most vulnerable in our society A group has already launched an appeal to Canada s Supreme Court against the law A family doctor Paul J Saba and a handicapped woman Lisa D Amico claim that euthanasia is not medical care that the law is unconstitutional and that Doctors would be in violation of their Code of Ethics as well as Federal criminal law MORE ON THESE TOPICS Canada euthanasia Quebec This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/quebec_legalises_euthanasia/10997 (2016-02-18)
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