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


PRIM&R Staff Wishes for 2009

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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:

  1. 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!).
  2. 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?!).
  3. 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?
  1. 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