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What We Do

With an empirical ethics program addressing the key ethical and social issues raised by genomics research (and its applications), but also by emerging fields of research such as human enhancement and nanotechnologies, the OMICS-ETHICS Research Group at the Public Health Research Institute of the University of Montreal (Institut de recherche en santé publique, IRSPUM) performs high-quality research and knowledge translation in an international context.

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GENETICS OF BRAIN DISORDERSGENETICS OF BRAIN DISORDERS
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HUMAN ENHANCEMENTHUMAN ENHANCEMENT
NANOTECHNOLOGIESNANOTECHNOLOGIES
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Ethical considerations in the implementation of nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics
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An article by T. Hurlimann, J. Robitaille, M.-C. Vohl and Béatrice Godard, published in Personalised Medicine (online Nov. 30, 2016).

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