Bio-Ethics in Experimental Medicine Back
Bio-ethics in Experimental Medicine provides an introduction to the most important
ethical theories. Students are familiarised with medical ethics and deontology related to fundamental and translational biomedical research.
• Introduction to ethics and basic principles in research
• Ethical aspects of embryomic stemcell research, cloning and assisted reproduction.
• Ethics related to genetic diagnosis and implications for the individual and the society.
• Legal frame for clinical research on humans: “informed consent”, design of clinical
trials, risk assessment and ethical violations and non-compliance with good clinical
• Ethical and legal aspects related to human body material for research purposes and
the construction of medical data and biobanking.
• Ethics of scientific research, conflicts of interests ans research bias.
• Procedure for submitting a research protocol to the ethics committee.
Offered in the following programme: Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences
- To be able to understand ethical aspects of clinical research in biomedical sciences.
- To be able to define one's position in relation to ethical problems.
- To be confident with the basic priciples of bio-ethics (autonomy, do not harm, do well, justice principle).
- To be conident with the basic principles of professional secrecy, privacy law, confidentiallity of patient file.
- To be confident with basic principles of clinical research (ethical aspects, juridical aspects, patient rights, insurrance).
- To be confident with the procedure to submit researchprotocols to the ethical comite.
- To be confident with the specific aspects of research in children and research on genetics.
- To be confident with recent law conceirning body materials.
Short courses (CPD) - Part time
- Start date:
- Student investment time:
- 90.0 Hours
- Teaching method:
- Ghent, Belgium