ELSI


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ELSI

(el'sī),
Acronym for ethical, legal, and social mplications.
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Part 1 describes the ELSI scale and its interpretation, Part 2 provides a broad description of the living standards of the population using the ELSI scale, and Part 3 gives some initial results from an analysis of factors associated with hardship amongst families who have dependent children.
Pelletier says he senses a "spirit of good will" among the ELSI members and other members of the Cornell Genomics Initiative.
research goals have been developed for the NHGRI ELSI program through the year 2003 (a list of examples of research questions associated with each of these goals is available online at http://www.
The ELSI Core also works closely with a public health genetics academic program sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
89%) 1 Daily indicative index values as of August 31, 2004 2 For purposes of analysis, Standard & Poor's constructed pro forma versions of the S&P HFI, S&P MFI, and S&P ELSI that are based on respective index constituents at time of launch using monthly performance data from the constituents themselves going back to January 1998 for S&P HFI & S&P MFI, and to April 1999 for S&P ELSI.
Insofar as the ANPRM would bring virtually all medical research under the same strict ELSI requirements, it may restrain or even impede the voluntary research efforts of citizens who gather and share genomic data outside the NIH-hospital-academic establishment.
In the last 10 years, the inclusion of ELSI research as a required component in a wide range of sponsored basic and translational research projects--from medicine to chemistry--has reassured the public that scientists who receive public funding work closely with academic bioethicists, legal scholars and social theorists to carefully explore the implications of new science.
ELSI referred to the ethical, legal and social implications of the human genome project.
An extended account of the theoretical basis of the scale and its development is given in Direct Measurement of Living Standards: The New Zealand ELSI Scale (Jensen et al.
Unlike some areas of biomedical investigation, ELSI research, which includes a wide range of disciplines, rarely receives significant funds directly from industry sponsors.
If ELSI programs, such as those funded with the genome or nanotechnology initiatives, are to facilitate democratic politics and improve the societal impacts of knowledge-based innovation, they need to meet two criteria.
ELSI was established at the behest of then vice provost Cutberto Garza.