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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Stuart Hogarth and Professor Brian Salter:

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Emerging science and established problems – governing biomedical innovation in the UK
11 April 2012 - by Dr Stuart Hogarth and Professor Brian Salter
The Department of Health (DH) has announced the formation of a new body to advise on emerging healthcare scientific developments and their ethical, legal, social and economic implications. The new body, the Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC), will rise phoenix-like from the ashes of the Human Genetics Commission (HGC), which was incinerated in the government's recent bonfire of the quangos. It is a telling illustration of the continued governance challeng... [Read More]