TAG ARCHIVES FOR human subjects research

27
Feb2012

by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Coordinator

When not serving as a member of the faculty at PRIM&R’s Advancing Ethical Research Conference, Nancy Kass, ScD, deputy director for public health at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, plays an integral role in the development of research policies for human subjects research.

As a member of the World Health Organization ([...] Read more

24
Feb2012

If your sweet tooth is wishing those Valentine’s Day chocolates had lasted just a little bit longer, there is good news for you in this week’s “Science Times” synthesis! This week’s round-up is filled with “sweet” stories—from a dessert triumph to a tale of altruism—so grab some dessert and read on!

Week of February 21, 2012

Despite safety worries, work on deadly flu to be released: Following a World Health Organization meeting with public health and flu experts, research, which some feared could be used to start epidemics by terrorists, will be released. <[...] Read more

27
Jan2012

by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Coordinator


Professionals engaged in the protection of human and animal subjects felt the tides of change in 2011: The Department of Health and Human Services  proposed an overhaul to the regulations governing human subjects protections. Across the country, people provided feedback and comments on the proposed change; the animal care and use community reacted when the National Institutes [...] Read more

29
Dec2011

By Elisa Hurley, PhD, Education Director at PRIM&R


In its December 15 report, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Commission) makes 14 recommendations to improve the current system of research protections.

One of the most nuanced and interesting parts of the Commission’s 193-page report is the [...] Read more

2
Nov2011

Welcome to a special installment of our featured member interview series in which we introduce you to our 2011 AER Conference Blog Squad members. Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and why they're excited about blogging for PRIM&R!

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dawnett Watkins, IRB coordinator at the University [...] Read more