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Nuffield Council on Bioethics
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is an independent body established in 1991 by the Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation. The Council identifies and defines ethical questions raised by recent advances in biomedical research.

Definition of Bioethics
"Bioethics is the study of moral issues in the fields of biomedical research and treatment."
The word "bioethics" was coined by the biochemist Van Rensselaer Potter (1911-2001) in 1970.
Deutsches Referenzzentrum fuer Ethik in den Biowissenschaften DRZE
German Reference Centre for ethics in the Life Sciences
Founded in 1999, the DRZE aims to enable and facilitate the access to bioethical information. The Centre manages the integrated bioethics literature database BELIT and provides support for the Bioethics Communication and Information System BEKIS .
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