In May’s Newsletter…

The most recent issue of the PRIM&R Newsletter (members only) was distributed on Friday, May 29.

In addition to our regular features, such as Recent Headlines, Government and Legal News, and Public Policy, this issue included…

  • Notice of the last chance to register for two upcoming webinars;
  • A summary of a conference call held between the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR), representatives from the Office of General Accounting and Oversight (GAO), and members of NWABR about the investigation of Coast IRB following the GAO’s sting operation;
  • A recap of Strategies for Institutional Officials: Addressing Conflicts of Interest and Quality Control, a webinar held on April 30, 2009;
  • This month’s website feature of the month, the new PRIM&R video;
  • A featured talk from PRIM&R Through the Years, a 532-page compilation of presentations delivered by internationally esteemed experts in the field of research ethics at PRIM&R’s past annual meetings. This month’s feature is a panel from the 1990 Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical and Biotechnology Research conference, titled “Introduction to Conflict of Interest”;
  • Information about “Gene Talk: What do we expect from Families and their Doctors?,” a US national study sponsored and funded by the National Institute of Health; and
  • A list of those individuals who passed the CPIA exam in April 2009.

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