Ethics and Integrity in Health and Life Sciences Research (Advances in Research Ethics and Integrity #4) (Hardcover)

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By Zvonimir Koporc (Volume Editor)
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Life and health sciences and biomedical studies have developed rapidly over the last few decades raising previously unanticipated ethical concerns and questions. New and emerging technologies require novel approaches, protocols and raised awareness to ensure adequate levels of biosecurity and biosafety as well as the implementation of special measures to prevent their potential misuse or dual use. This volume brings together an international collection of prominent ethics experts in health and life sciences, with the aim of providing clear and comprehensive guidelines for the establishment of efficient ethical strategies related to current and emerging biotechnologies and health research. Important current topics in research ethics including CRISPR-Cas9 technologies, gene editing, 'big data' in healthcare and life sciences, nutrition in medicine among other topics have found their place in this volume. In addition, the volume discusses the prospects for the implementation of an international unification of ethical standards in life sciences.

About the Author

Dr Zvonimir Koporc is Associate Professor in Physiology at the Catholic University of Croatia. He has published extensively on immunology and edits the European Journal of Biology. He has achieved international recognition for expertise on research in life sciences (immunology) and professional standards in research ethics. His primary consultative activity in ethics and in life sciences. Zvonimir has acted as consultant, adviser and/or delivered training on research ethics at the European and national level. His PhD in chemistry was awarded by the Technical University of Vienna, Austria.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781787435728
ISBN-10: 1787435725
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication Date: December 6th, 2018
Pages: 239
Language: English
Series: Advances in Research Ethics and Integrity