He served as vice chairman of the Human Genetics Commission
of the UK, chairman of the British Medical Journal Ethics Committee and was a member of the International Bioethics Commission of UNESCO.
Dr Hopkins and other experts have just taken part in a seminar on patents hosted by the Human Genetics Commission
The Human Genetics Commission
is failing abysmally in its jobs when it says that there are "no specific social, ethical or legal principles" against pre-pregnancy testing.
It remains to be determined whether strict regulatory intervention or industry self-regulation, as proposed by the UK Human Genetics Commission
(9), is the most effective method to focus on the safety of consumer interests.
By innocent people, they mean folk who have been arrested at the scene of a crime but were not convicted of an offence.The superintendent made his findings to the Human Genetics Commission
and the usual do-gooders have been screaming out in horror.But on behalf of anyone who has ever been burgled, beaten up, sexually assaulted, had their car stolen or windows broken, stuff stolen from their shop shelves or had their bike nicked - then watched a smart-ass lawyer get the culprit off - I say 'What a good idea.
The latest news is that the Government's genetic advisers, the Human Genetics Commission
, has accused police officers of arresting people "just to get them on the national DNA database" (The Journal, November 24).
Nationally this is a growing habit and a retired senior police officer told the Human Genetics Commission
, an independent government advisory body, "it is now the norm to arrest offenders for anything within their power to do so.
The explosive allegation is made in a report by the Government's genetics advisers, the Human Genetics Commission
The officer wrote to the Human Genetics Commission
warning that the tradition of arresting only when dealing with serious offences had collapsed.
The explosive allegation wasmade in a report by the Government's genetics advisers, the Human Genetics Commission
A report by the Human Genetics Commission
also states that three quarters of young black men are already on the database, which already has over one million DNA samples.
The explosive allegation was made in a report by the Government's genetics advisers, the Human Genetics Commission