Posted by Amy Davis, program director
Last year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ended the need for clinical trials conducted outside of the U.S. to comply with the Declaration of Helsinki (DOH). Now, such research must be conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) of the International Conference on Harmonization.
Critics of this change describe it as a "[...] Read more
Posted by Catherine Rogers, marketing coordinatorRecently, PRIM&R’s Board of Directors held an election for both leadership and membership. While the faces on the board will remain the same, two members will transition into new roles: As of January 1, Walter Straus became treasurer, and Judy Norsigian became secretary. These positions were previously held by Harry Rozmiarek and Cornelius Baker, respectively.
Among the re-elected officers for 2009 are Leonard Glantz, who will maintain his position as board chair, and Read more
Posted by Shaquanna Philip, program assistant
2009 IACUC Conference – Call for Poster Abstracts!
Deadline for Submission – January 30
We’re only a few days into 2009 and we’re already looking forward to spring, when the institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) community comes together on March 28–31 at [...] Read more
With the end of 2008 quickly approaching, we asked PRIM&R staff to provide their wishes for 2009. Feel free to comment and add your own!
Mariellen Diemand, conference and program manager:
- In 2009, I hope that the Obama administration can make sense of the financial crisis and that things begin to look upward! (I have a house to sell! JK!).
- In 2009, I hope that nations around the world can begin to settle their differences and work cooperatively toward peace (can’t we all just get along?!).
- In 2009, I hope that [...] Read more
On November 16, 2007, and December 21, 2007, the National Institutes of Health issued the following notices (respectively):
On December 11, 2008, the NIH released information clarifying the criteria under “When Must I Register My Trial?
” in both notices, as follows:When Must I Register My Trial?
- Trials initiated after 9/27/2007 must be [...] Read more
Looking back on 2008, and looking forward to 2009 and beyond, we have much to celebrate...
- Ethics & Excellence
- Protections & Possibilities
- Research & Responsibility
- Community & Connections
We also have many people to thank, starting [...] Read more