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

Relevant Links and Journals

The American Journal of Bioethics
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Arts and Letters Daily
Centre for Medical Genetics and Policy - Cambridge, UK
Centre of Medical Law and Ethics - King's College
The Hastings Center
Journal of Medical Ethics
Kennedy Institute of Bioethics - Georgetown
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Penn Center for Bioethics
The President's Council on Bioethics (USA)
World Health Organization
World Medical Association

PGP Bioethics
Greek National Bioethics Commission