1. Genetics and Ethics

    • Genetic screening and therapy

    • Genetic privacy

    • Genetic therapy in human subject experiments

  1. Resource Allocation for Health Care

    • Distribution of limited resources

    • Role of local communities in allocation of resources

    • Determination of most effective interventions

Wednesday, April 24—Day 2

Morning: Plenary Session

Reports on progress in break-out sessions; identification and discussion of overlapping issues; suggestions for focus in each break-out session

Afternoon: Break-out Sessions: Discussion of Issues Using Case Studies

Thursday, April 25—Day 3

Morning: Break-out Sessions

Discussion of issues; preparation of report to plenary session including priorities and mechanisms for future collaboration among U.S. and Iranian specialists

Afternoon: Plenary Session (end at 3:30 P.M.)

Critique of reports from break-out sessions; areas for further discussion; research needs; discussions of future cooperation—priorities, mechanisms, roles of academies. Open discussion of next steps.

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