by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but Research Ethics Roundup is so delightful! So, we hope you’ll bundle up, hunker down, and enjoy some of the research ethics stories that are making headlines this week. We, here at PRIM&R, wish you a joyous holiday season and good health in the New Year and always.
After a brief hiatus for PRIM&R’s 2013 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, Research Ethics Roundup is back. During this season of giving thanks, we are grateful for all our loyal readers who are committed to staying up-to-date on the latest research and research ethics news. Before you head off to enjoy time with family and friends, be sure to take in a few of the latest stories from the field:
By Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager
Last week, the US federal government shutdown was suspended, and a temporary spending measure that guarantees operations funding through January 15 was signed into law. As government employees return to work, the effect of the shutdown is the subject of much discussion in the news. Discover the potential impact of the shutdown for biomedical research and more in this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.
It’s back to school and back to work! Get into the swing of things by catching up on the latest news in the research ethics world (which never goes on vacation)!
Aveo Reeling after FDA's Rejection of Kidney Cancer Drug: Aveo Pharmaceuticals spent seven years and $300 million developing tivozanib, a kidney cancer drug, which was recently rejected by the [...] Read more
by Joan Rachlin JD, MPH, Executive Director
A violent new video game from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the latest entry in the polarizing, emotion-laden debate surrounding animal research. The game, Cage Fight, allows players to assume the role of one of three famous mixed martial arts fighters as they attempt to free animals and take on researchers [...] Read more