by Emily Anthes, science journalist and author
I'm thrilled that my book, Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts, has been selected for the Research Ethics Book Group Lunch at this year's IACUC Conference. I will be on hand at the conference to answer questions and help [...] Read more
by Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager, and Meryn Robinson, education and membership services
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 upon four decades of connecting and protecting and we are recounting some of the events that have shaped the field’s rich history in our 40 Years of Research Ethics series.
By Meryn Robinson, Educational Programs and Membership Services
While we’re already three weeks into the New Year, I hope that you’ll consider adding one more resolution to your list: keeping up with Research Ethics Roundup! This year, and always, we commit to sharing timely and relevant stories related to research ethics and oversight with our loyal readers. As you read along, please don’t hesitate to comment on the pieces that interest you. We would love to hear your thoughts!
by William L. “Bill” Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP,* and Judy Norsigian**
Adrienne Asch, PhD, a prominent bioethicist, died on November 19, 2013, at the age of 67. Her obituary was carried by both The New York Times and The Hastings Center. We both knew and admired Adrienne, and thus wanted to share some of our reminiscences with Ampersand’s [...] Read more
by the staff of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
This piece, which originally appeared on the blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, has been reposted with permission.
We all need to know how to better manage health information that we did not expect. Today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of [...] Read more