This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines four topics tied to clinical research: rising clinical trial success rates, a divisive surgery in development, poor diversity numbers in research subject participation, and the current landscape of animal species used in research. Read more
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This week’s Research Ethics Roundup covers two new research ethics concerns—the implications of crowdfunding research and conducting research on tattoos—as well as updates on the USDA’s animal research statistics and the federally funded Genomic Data Commons. Read more
In this month’s installment of PRIM&R’s featured member interviews, we hear from Jennifer Castle-Hickerson, a longtime PRIM&R member working in IACUC administration. This series is intended to let our community get to know our membership and hear about the impact they make through their daily work. Read on to hear from Jennifer!
PRIM&R: When and why did you join the field?
Jennifer Castle-Hickerson (JC): I became part of the lab animal field in 2001. I started out as an animal technician and transitioned into IACUC administration in 2003.
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This week’s Research Ethics Roundup focuses on the ethical arguments for conducting Zika research on pregnant women, Public Citizen’s challenge of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) redaction policy, and the official investigation on why a phase I trial in France left one dead. (more…) Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines the ethical concerns surrounding "parachute research" and "outcome switching," India’s new regulatory scheme for academic clinical trials, and how animal welfare can be improved through telemetry. Read more