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Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica, Medicina sperimentale e forense
Direttore Cristina Montomoli
Sede amministrativa: Via Forlanini, 2 - 27100 Pavia
C.F. 80007270186 - P.IVA 00462870189
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Bioethics is usually used in a way that includes medical ethics as a subset. As the more general category, bioethics seems to include additional issues that are not necessarily a part of medical ethics, e.g., research ethics, ethical issues related to new scientific techniques such as cloning, and environmental policy. 
For our purposes, we will see bioethics as a general category of which medical ethics is a subset.

The Center’s research projects are diverse : topics range from genetic testing to end of life. The work is carried out by interdisciplinary teams , to frame and examine issues that inform professional practice, public conversation, and social policy.

Seminar-style meetings review developments in science and policy, frame legal and social issues, and engage in deep- seeking and critical reflection on fundamental principles and values.

The end products include reports, conferences, online resources, teaching materials, recommendations, articles and books.