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New Bioethics Council to Advise the White House

06.18.09 | 1 min read | Text by Cheryl Vos

It was reported this week that the Presidents Council on Bioethics was disbanded. The Council, appointed by the Bush Administration, was often accused of taking a more ideological than scientific perspective in its reports and advice. In its place, President Obama will convene a new bioethics commission.