Bioethical and legal issues in biotechnoloy

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
AGR/01 IUS/01 MED/02
Learning objectives
The course will address the legislative, economic and ethical aspects of scientific research and biotechnological applications in medicine with the aim of creating a space to think and promoting the debate on the purposes and risks associated with biotechnologies, as well as on the importance of the role of the biotechnologist in today's society
Expected learning outcomes
The course will provide students with the basic knowledge of the legal regulation for the invention patents, biotechnological inventions and plant varieties, utility models and industrial secrets
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Industrial inventions
Biotechnological inventions
New plant varieties
Utility models
Industrial secrets
Principles and general notions
Ratio of patent institutions
Validity requirements
The subjective profiles of the patent
The inventions of university employees and researchers
The content of the law and its limits
The administrative procedure for granting the national and European title and the task of the authorized representative.
Judicial protection and the task of the technical consultant

Evolution of the concept of health
Fundamentals of welfare systems at public level: how to look at funding
Configuring welfare systems and spending on health
The evolution of health and European legislation over the past 30 years
The macro organization of a healthcare facility
The micro organization of a healthcare facility
The logic of the integrated process and the interdependence of health processes
Principles of business economics applied to welfare models: business costs, budget estimates, and budget
The theoretical foundations of the health economy: functions, spending and performance of health systems
Market dynamics and the peculiarities of the health economy: information asymmetry in the delivery of health services
Efficiency, efficiency and quality of health services

The course will be introduced from a seminar day on a topic to be defined
Bioethics: a name to declare in the plural
The revolutions of the birth between Medicine and Ethics
Genetic tests for medical purposes
Stamen: the reasons for the research
Bioethics for feminine
The ethics of experimentation with man and non-human animals
Patents and Open Source: Protect or Share Knowledge?
There is no science without communication
Ethics and European Citizenship Policies
Ethical issues in Transplant Medicine
Choose for yourself, choose for others: what accompaniment to death, moment of life?
Biotechnologies to improve: a choice of freedom or a threat to man's identity?
IUS/01 - PRIVATE LAW - University credits: 0
MED/02 - MEDICAL HISTORY - University credits: 0
Lessons: 72 hours