From a new report that indicates that the use of regulated animals in biomedical research is declining to an editorial arguing for the use of female mice in research, animal research takes center stage in this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.
Conflicts of Interest on Institutional Review Boards Remain Problematic: A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine concluded that while there has been significant progress with respect to reporting and managing institutional review board (IRB) member conflict of interests, there is still more work to be done. Ed Silverman reports on the findings in this article from The Wall Street Journal’s Pharmalot[...] 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.
by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, Regulatory Specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University
Personalized medicine is an exciting and growing focus of clinical research. It frequently involves the use of an in vitro diagnostic test (IVD) to identify biological or genetic characteristics about an individual that can predict how a person will respond to different [...] Read more