Ethical and Social Aspects of Nanomedicine

Nanomedicine offers the possibility of new diagnostic, treatment and preventive methods that may open up promising areas of medicine. The scope of this Opinion is ethical issues raised by nanomedicine in the sense indicated by the European Science Foundation definition quoted in the introduction. Fundamental values and rights are rooted in the principle of human diginity and shed light on core Europeon values, such as integrity, autonomy, privacy, equity, fairness, pluralism and solidarity.

  • Track 1-1 Problems and Concerns
  • Track 2-2 Toxicology and Human Health
  • Track 3-3 Risk Governance
  • Track 4-4 Precautionary Principle
  • Track 5-5 Research Policies

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