This week’s Research Ethics Roundup reviews researchers’ efforts to learn about how traumatic brain injury affects women’s brains, the first CRISPR gene-editing human subjects trial, why patient groups object to changing FDA rules on off-label promotion, and scientists’ arguments for why living conditions for lab mice need to change.
Wanted: Women’s Brains — to Jump-Start Lagging Research on Female Concussions: In this STAT News article, Usha Lee McFarling examines new efforts to collect data on the effects of traumatic injury on women’s [...] Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines the new online transparency tool from AllTrials, returning data to participants in genetic research, concerns about overuse of genetically modified animals, and the potential for placebos as treatments for non-urgent pain. Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines new findings on who benefits from genome-wide association studies, India’s new informed consent provisions, the European Union’s new clinical study report policy, and British researchers’ arguments for non-human primate research. Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup highlights specimen donors’ wishes, beverage companies’ funding practices, a symposium on the White House Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, and what researchers discovered about Zika moving to the brain. Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup covers new ClinicalTrials.gov reporting requirements, the Cancer Moonshot panel’s recommendations, the Max Planck Institute’s sad discovery, and how European researchers are educating the public on nonhuman primate research. Read more