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Feb2017

In January 2017, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Reducing Noncompliance While Facilitating Research: Strategies for IACUCs, presented by Barbara Garibaldi, DVM, DACLAM, and Emily Hearne, MS. The recording of this webinar is available for individuals to purchase in PRIM&R’s online store. If you would like to purchase the webinar for group viewing, please download the order form (pdf) and send it to registration@primr.org. Read more

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Feb2017

Welcome to another installment of our featured member interviews in which we introduce you to our members—individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences and how membership helps connect them to a larger community. Today we’d like to introduce you to Carissa Minder, RN, BSN, CIP, senior project specialist - CIRB in the office of human research protection at Washington University in St. Louis. Read more

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Feb2017

This year’s Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference provided me with the depth of knowledge I was expecting, but also with a new perspective that I had not anticipated. Full disclosure: I went to this conference assuming the pre-conference program would be most applicable and useful to my job. The pre-conference that I attended, IRB201, was, indeed, amazing. I walked away having memorized the 45 CFR 46.111 criteria for IRB review and approval and the ability to apply them to a protocol (or at least a practice protocol). Over the last few weeks, this new skill has carried me far; it has substantially refined my pre-review process, allowing me to more thoroughly and efficiently deliver an IRB protocol to my IRB administrator for her review. As one of just four IRB staff members at my institution, anything that streamlines the process and decreases burden is welcomed, and my newfound efficiency has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated. Read more

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Feb2017

This week’s Research Ethics Roundup covers President Trump’s call for removing a majority of FDA regulations, the argument for calling for efficacy data before human research begins, USDA’s decision to remove Animal Welfare Act records, and FDA’s case for conducting phase three testing. Read more

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Feb2017

Researchers should see this slide deck. At the end of Patricia Furlong’s keynote address at the 2016 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, I realized that this was the only note I had written during the session (though for the purposes of this post, I have gone back to the proceedings to quote other relevant thoughts). Read more

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