This week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at the latest US Department of Agriculture (USDA) numbers on animals living in research labs, how researchers are working to better engage diverse populations, President Trump’s decision to keep Dr. Francis Collins as director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)’s final policy on data sharing statements for clinical trials. Read more
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If you were to reflect on important events that occurred in 1966, a legal decision handed down that year had such impact as to influence the conduct of our society every day thereafter. History buffs may think I’m referring to the Supreme Court decision in the case of Miranda v. Arizona which protected the rights of the accused, and introduced the Miranda warning. While this was undeniably monumental and provided necessary protections within the criminal justice system, it was not the only important safeguard measure enacted that year. For animals, the critically significant Read more
by Meryn Robinson, education and membership services, and Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager
Since its founding in 1974, PRIM&R’s highest priority has been to provide those charged with ensuring research protections, as well as those involved in the design and implementation of research protocols, with the education, practical tools, and cutting-edge strategies needed for their work protecting subjects. As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reflecting on those four decades of connecting and protecting by revisiting events that have shaped the field in our 40 Years [...] Read more
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.