Review of Bioethics is the journal of the Joint Postgraduate Programme in Bioethics of the University of Crete. Articles are published in Greek and English.

ISSN: 1791 2598








Heart pill to banish bad memories
Scientists believe a common heart medicine may be able to banish fearful memories from the mind. - BBC

Scientists have discovered a way to reprogramme human skin cells so that they mimic embryonic stems with the potential to become any tissue in the body - BBC

Regulators, in the UK, are due to make a decision whether to allow human-animal embryos to be created and used for research. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is expected to give the plan the go-ahead in principle - but each case will still be judged individually - BBC


Dilemmas for Human Services 2008 Changing Contexts and Dilemmas for the Human services
12th International Research Conference. To be hosted by the University of East London, Thursday 11th September - Friday 12th September, 2008

Annual Colloquium Series "Ethics, Politics, Bioethics"
Thematic Workshop I: "Ethics and Biology"
Thematic Workshop II: "Global issues in Bioethics - Global justice & Democracy"
Languages of the Colloquium: Greek & English

Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, 13-14 June 2008

9th World Congress of Bioethics
Rijeka, Croatia September 3rd- 8th, 2008

4th South-East European Bioethical Forum international conference, on Integrative Bioethics and Pluri-Perspectivism, 3rd - 5th September 2008, associated conference within the framework of the 9th World Congress of Bioethics (3rd-8th September 2008), Rijeka/Opatija, Croatia

Global Forum on Bioethics in Research 9
Ethics of research involving indigenous peoples and vulnerable populations
Auckland, New Zealand December 3-5, 2008

Editorial Details

Editor in Chief: Stavroula Tsinorema (University of Crete)

Deputy Editor: George Karamanolis (University of Crete)

Editorial Board: Antonis Astrinakis (University of Crete), Emmanuel Galanakis (University of Crete), Maria Koussis (University of Crete), Kitsos Louis (University of Crete), George Maragos (University of Crete), Vassiliki Petoussi (University of Crete), Tassos Philalithis (University of Crete), Pavlos Sourlas (University of Athens),  Philippos Vassiloyiannis (University of Athens), Takis Vidalis (Greek National Committee of Bioethics),  Eleftherios Zouros (University of Crete)

Advisory Board: Roberto Andorno (University of Zurich, Switzerland),  Allen Buchanan (Duke University, U.S.A.), Arthur L. Caplan (University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.), Myrto Dragona-Monachou (Universities of Athens & Crete, Greece), John Harris (University of Manchester, U.K.), Fotis Kafatos (University of Crete & Imperial College, London, U.K.), Philip Kitcher (Columbia University, USA), Bartha Maria Knoppers (University of Montreal, Canada), Maurizio Mori (University of Turin, Italy), Herman Nys (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), Hilary Rose (Universities of Bradford and City, U.K.), Steven Rose (Open University, U.K.), Spiros Simitis (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University, Germany), Richard Sorabji (King’s College, London, U.K.)

Editorial Assistants: Antony Basoukos (University of Crete), George Charalambous (University of Crete), Dimitris Doulakis (University of Crete)

Web Engineer: George Akoumianakis (University of Crete)