Bioindustry ethics [electronic resource] / David L. Finegold ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Finegold, DavidMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xi, 368 p.)ISBN: 9780123693709; 0123693705; 9780080492513 (electronic bk.); 0080492517 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Biotechnology industries -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies | Pharmaceutical industry -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies | Business ethics -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies | Bioethics | Biotechnology -- ethics | Drug Industry -- ethics | Ethics, Business | Bio-industries -- Aspect moral -- Cas, �Etudes de | Industrie pharmaceutique -- Aspect moral -- Cas, �Etudes de | Morale des affaires -- Cas, �Etudes de | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bioindustry ethics.DDC classification: 174/.96606 LOC classification: HD9999.B442 | B542 2005ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- Leadership -- Starting Right -- Ethics in an Emerging Field -- Getting Advice -- Self-Assessment -- Endnotes.
Summary: This book is the first systematic, detailed treatment of the approaches to ethical issues taken by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The application of genetic/genomic technologies raises a whole spectrum of ethical questions affecting global health that must be addressed. Topics covered in this comprehensive survey include considerations for bioprospecting in transgenics, genomics, drug discovery, and nutrigenomics, as well as how to improve stakeholder relations, design ethical clinical trials, avoid conflicts of interest, and establish ethics advisory boards. The expert authors represent multiple disciplines including law, medicine, bioinformatics, pharmaceutics, business, and ethics.
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This book is the first systematic, detailed treatment of the approaches to ethical issues taken by biotech and pharmaceutical companies. The application of genetic/genomic technologies raises a whole spectrum of ethical questions affecting global health that must be addressed. Topics covered in this comprehensive survey include considerations for bioprospecting in transgenics, genomics, drug discovery, and nutrigenomics, as well as how to improve stakeholder relations, design ethical clinical trials, avoid conflicts of interest, and establish ethics advisory boards. The expert authors represent multiple disciplines including law, medicine, bioinformatics, pharmaceutics, business, and ethics.

Preface -- Introduction -- Leadership -- Starting Right -- Ethics in an Emerging Field -- Getting Advice -- Self-Assessment -- Endnotes.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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