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
Recently, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Grant and Protocol Congruency for IACUCs. After the webinar, the speakers answered some of the questions from webinar attendees that time didn’t allow us to answer live. Read more
While many agree that increased data sharing is an ethical imperative given the risks that clinical trial participants are asked to undertake, the question many institutions are now struggling with is how they can meet that imperative with their current resources and while protecting the privacy of study subjects. Read more
In January, PRIM&R welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors, including Elizabeth A. Buchanan, PhD. PRIM&R recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Buchanan about her experiences in the field as well as her involvement with PRIM&R. 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
PRIM&R is delighted to welcome Bernard E. Rollin, PhD, as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2016 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Conference (IACUC16). In preparation for the conference, we connected with Dr. Rollin to discuss his work and the changes he has seen in the field of animal ethics. Read more