April 5, 2010

Sound Science: Marrying ethics and medicine

Paul Root Wolpe

How do you design a biomedical research study that's scientifically sound and ethical? How do researchers best explain a study to potential participants? Its risks? Its benefits? What’s the most ethical way to choose organ transplant recipients? How do physicians determine when donor has died so a transplant can begin?

Paul Root Wolpe, director of the Emory Center for Ethics, discusses these and other questions involving biomedical ethics in the latest Sound Science podcast from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center.

>> Listen to Paul Root Wolpe on Sound Science

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