This week’s Research Ethics Roundup explores new developments for researchers who work with animal models, a new Institute of Medicine report on Agent Orange, and how scholars are reacting to the latest data sharing requirements. Read more
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This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) decision to host a workshop on using monkeys in research, a new BMJ study on academic institutions that are not reporting to ClinicalTrials.gov, and two editorials on government initiatives in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Safety First: In this editorial, Nature states their concern that some federal departments have still not complied with a Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues’ request that basic data about departmental work with human subjects be publicly available. Nature [...] Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup explores how a disastrous French clinical trial is leading to calls for improved data sharing, new National Institutes of Health (NIH) requirements for biomedical research, and the NIH’s prediction on when a Zika vaccine may go to trial are also highlighted. (more…)Read more
From a study on the lack of racial diversity in clinical research to appeals for improved clinical trial reporting, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at new policy concerns for the research community.
1. Why Social Media Needs to Have a Code of Ethics for Clinical Research: In this opinion piece for CIO Magazine, Eric Swirsky argues that the clinical research community needs to develop detailed research guidelines for research done with social media data. He points out that social media users may not fully [...] Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at several controversial issues emerging in the medical research field including whether clinical trials should be conducted on the use of psychiatric medications in infants.