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Feb2016

This piece, which originally appeared on blog.bioethics.gov, the blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, was written by the Bioethics Commission Staff and has been reposted with permission.

This is the first post in our "History of Bioethics" series in which we will examine some of the seminal events that shaped the landscape of bioethics and its practice in the world today. This first blog will focus on the creation of the national bioethics advisory bodies in the United States and their different iterations throughout the years.

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5
Jan2016

This piece, which originally appeared on Speaking of Research, has been reposted with permission.

[On December 11], Buzzfeed broke a story reporting on the planned phase-out of on-site housing of monkeys at one of the National Institutes of Health intramural laboratories, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Laboratory of Comparative Ethology in Poolesville, Maryland. As NICHD Director Constantine Stratakis outlined in an interview with Science News, the phase-out has been in the [...] Read more

22
Dec2015

This piece, which originally appeared on Speaking of Research, has been reposted with permission.

Understanding what research is, what it means, and how chimpanzees are cared for in captive settings matters to decisions, the animals, public interests, and preventing unintended consequences.

Photo credit: Kathy West

Ongoing decisions and news coverage about US chimpanzee research have provoked continuing debate and raised questions about the best course [...] Read more

9
Oct2015

By Lauren Solberg, JD, MTS
Member, Knowledge Center Advisory Group

PRIM&R’s Knowledge Center Advisory Group recently developed an online tool that connects users to Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) materials that can be used to understand the regulations at 45 CFR 46 Subpart A.  In developing and finalizing this educational resource, we realized that while we frequently use terms like “statutes,” “regulations,” and “guidance,” it isn’t always clear what they mean or how they differ.  This summary should clarify these differences and help you to use the annotated regulations tool effectively.

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30
Sep2015

From its inception, one of PRIM&R's goals has been the education of research ethics and oversight professionals. To do this, we host conferences, short courses, webinars, and other offerings, such as PRIM&R’s online and member-only Knowledge Center, to assist our community in their daily work. The newest tool was brought about by our Knowledge Center Advisory Group. It's my pleasure to share PRIM&[...] Read more