DSETz01 Ethics of Biomedical Research

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
4/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michaela Vaňharová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Supplier department: Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 0/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Course is for PhD students from medical or biological field of study. The main objectives are: - to introduce to the ethical problems in biomedical research - to develop ability to perceive ethical aspects of biomedical research, mainly in one's research - to acquire the ethical and legal principles and its use in project application - to develop ability to independently solve new ethical problems in biomedical research
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject, the student will be able: - to identify ethical aspects of biomedical research - to analyze ethical dilemmas in biomedical research - to apply the ethical normative tools
  • Science and ethics & Ethics of biomedical research (historical overview) & Human subject research & Human biological material used for research purposes & Animal research & Ethics of scientific conduct (scientific integrity) & Regulatory frameworks & Ethics Committees & Ethical and legal requirements of grant application
    recommended literature
  • FOSTER, Claire. The ethics of medical research on humans. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xiii, 159. ISBN 0521645735. info
  • The Oxford textbook of clinical research ethics. Edited by Ezekiel J. Emanuel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xx, 827. ISBN 0195168658. info
  • MACRINA, Francis L. Scintific integrity : text and cases in responsible conduct of research. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press, 2005. xxv, 402. ISBN 1555813186. info
  • MURPHY, Timothy F. Case studies in biomedical research ethics. 1st ed. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. xvii, 340. ISBN 0262134373. info
  • Research ethics : a reader. Edited by Deni Elliott - Judy E. Stern. 1st ed. Hanover: University Press of New England, 1997. xii, 319. ISBN 0874517974. info
  • WEIR, Robert F., Robert S. OLICK and Jeffrey C. MURRAY. Stored tissue issue : biomedical research, ethics, and law in the era of genomic medicine. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvii, 339. ISBN 9780195123685. info
  • ROLLIN, Bernard E. Science a ethics. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xii, 292. ISBN 0521857546. info
  • Research ethics. Edited by Ana Smith Iltis. New York: Routledge, 2006. 181 s. ISBN 0415701589. info
  • BIGGS, Hazel. Healthcare research ethics and law : regulation, review and responsibility. New York, NY: Routledge-Cavendish, 2010. xvi, 188. ISBN 9780203940402. info
  • Ethics of biomedical research : an international perspective. Edited by Baruch A. Brody. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. xiii, 386. ISBN 0195090071. info
Teaching methods
lecture, essay
Assessment methods
paper, (oral) colloquium
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: 30.10. 2019, 13:00-16:30, UBK, Kamenice 5, A19/113, vstup z koridoru 2.NP.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020.
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