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Institute of Biomedical Ethics (IBME) - [German]


Type:

University Chair (national)

Contact:

Michelle Heimgartner

Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik

Zollikerstr. 115

8008 Zürich

Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 634 83 81 Fax: +41 44 634 83 89

E-Mail: biomed@ethik.uzh.ch
URL: http://www.ethik.uzh.ch/ibme_en.html

Head:

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Nikola Biller-Andorno

Short Description:

The Institute of Biomedical Ethics (IBME) was established in 2005 in response to the growing need for education, research and consultancy in the area of medical ethics and bioethics. It belongs to the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich and forms part of the Centre for Ethics, a well-established interdepartmental institution devoted to research, teaching and consultancy.

The IBME is actively engaged in the following areas:

* Research ethics
* Clinical ethics
* Public health ethics
* Ethical aspects of biotechnological developments
* Theoretical foundations of biomedical ethics
* Biomedical law

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