TAG ARCHIVES FOR animal care and use

8
Feb2013

Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come early this year, so to celebrate we’ve brought together the latest stories in the world of research ethics! In this Research Ethics Roundup installment, learn about burgeoning discussion of the use of placebos in developing countries, recent reports of government agencies funding redundant protocols, and much more!

Ethical controversy in human subjects research: The use of placebo as a control in clinical trials is typically considered unethical if an effective treatment for the condition under study already exists. However, in resource-scarce countries, individuals outside of clinical trials may not have access to those treatments. This blog post from Ruth [...] Read more

28
Jan2013

Today we’d like to introduce you to Christian (Chris) Newcomer, VMD, MS, DACLAM, who is a recent addition to PRIM&R’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Newcomer is the executive director of the Association for Assessment  and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC International) and has participated in AAALAC’s review activities for the past 27 years. Prior to his appointment at AAALAC International, he held academic and leadership positions in laboratory animal medicine at the Massachusetts Institute of [...] Read more

25
Jan2013

Winter is here in full force, so if you've been looking for an excuse to stay out of the cold, look no further! Our latest Research Ethics Roundup features articles on red-hot topics in research, from rising concerns over insider trading to defending research with animals, so cozy up next to the fire and dig in!

40 years after Tuskegee: Reuniting medical research and practice: This [...] Read more