CELL 600 Biomedical Ethics

An interdisciplinary course that examines the moral principles that apply to biology and medicine. Ethical principles will be analyzed in relation to such topical issues as informed consent, abortion, death and dying, allocation of scarce resources, personhood, AIDS, risk, human experimentation, and public policy. Case studies and class discussion will complement lectures and video presentations.

pre-rec: Cell 101 or approval of instructor.