Moreno to lead bioethics during presidential transition

Posted by Jesse Reynolds November 18, 2008
Biopolitical Times
Jonathan Moreno

Jonathan Moreno has been appointed to the transition team of US President-elect Obama. Moreno, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting Professor at the University of Virginia, will lead the review of the President's Council on Bioethics. At the Center for American Progress, he has been a Senior Fellow, directed the Bioethics program, and been the editor of the Center's Science Progress website and magazine. Moreno serves on the East Coast Advisory Board of the Women's Bioethics Project, and in 2004 to 2005, he co-chaired a committee of the National Academies that drew up guidelines for human embryonic stem cell research [PDF].

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