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Research ethics and lessons from Hwanggate: what can we learn from the Korean cloning fraud?

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In this review of the Korean cloning scandal involving Woo-Suk Hwang, the nature of the disaster is documented and reasons why it occurred are suggested. The general problems it raises for scientific research are highlighted and six possible ways of improving practice are offered in the light of this case: (1) better education of science students; (2) independent monitoring and validation; (3) guidelines for tissue donation for research; (4) fostering of debate about ethically contentious res...

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10.1136/jme.2007.023721

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Author
Journal:
Journal of medical ethics More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
3
Pages:
214-221
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
Language:
English
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pubs:65487
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uuid:e77b0dcd-e25e-4b0f-becf-6a6a6340025f
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pubs:65487
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65487
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2012-12-19

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