TAG ARCHIVES FOR NIH

5
Nov2013

by Alice Dreger, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

The heated debate about the National Institutes of Health- (NIH-) funded Surfactant Positive Airway Pressure and Pulse Oximetry Trial (SUPPORT) continued on October 27 in Atlanta at the annual [...] Read more

25
Oct2013

By Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

Last week, the US federal government shutdown was suspended, and a temporary spending measure that guarantees operations funding through January 15 was signed into law. As government employees return to work, the effect of the shutdown is the subject of much discussion in the news. Discover the potential impact of the shutdown for biomedical research and more in this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.

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23
Aug2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

Hopkins, UMD Await Word on Grant Funding Key in Medical Treatment Discoveries: In June, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report detailing recommendations to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding its administration of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program, including that it should consolidate program leadership, establish clearer evaluation standards for applications, and encourage collaborating among participating institutions. CTSA decisions are expected in September. Now, institutions are waiting to see how the report will affect their funding.

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21
Aug2013

 
 

by Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH, Executive Director

One of my close friends runs the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University School of Law, a project that seeks to achieve justice for civil rights era crimes that went unpunished. Last year, I attended a [...] Read more

9
Aug2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

In recent days, much has been happening in the research world, both within the US and abroad. Travel around the world from the comfort of your own desk with this edition of Research Ethics Roundup!

Detachment: How Can Scientists Act Ethically When They Are Studying the Victims of Tragedy, such as the Romanian Orphans? [...] Read more

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