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Social value of biomedical research

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This page discusses the social value of biomedical research | View other pages on the social value of particular activities

This page discusses the social value of biomedical research, and is supplementary to the page on biomedical research as a career option. The page is currently under preparation, but we've included a few links to help get you started.

80000 Hours material

80000 Hours blog category biomedical research discusses biomedical research as a career option from the point of view of doing the most good. The following posts are particularly useful:

GiveWell material

GiveWell is not focused on providing career advice, but rather, on judging giving money to life sciences as a philanthropic option. But there is considerable overlap in the nature of concerns, so we link to some of GiveWell's research below: