TAG ARCHIVES FOR IRB

17
Nov2021

I like to joke that I've been on "all sides of the research endeavor." I've done bench science, social science, and research administration. While I've been involved in research ethics in various capacities over the years, this will be my first chance to attend (albeit virtually) PRIM&R's Advancing Ethical Research Conference, and I couldn't be more excited to have the chance to write about it as part of the Blog Squad. Read more

14
Oct2021

On August 5, 2021, PRIM&R hosted a webinar entitled IRB Review of Expanded Access Protocols that Collect Real World Data: Considerations and Guidance. During this webinar, speakers discussed ethical and analytical considerations when collecting real world data from Expanded Access. Today, they provide further information and answer follow-up questions. Read more

8
Sep2021

IRBs come in many types, focusing on dramatically different categories of research from Phase I drug research to studies focused solely on education and social science. It may seem at first that the latter entails simpler ethical problems than, say, multisyllabic first-in-human drug trials for cancer, but very low-risk nonmedical research presents its own challenges for the IRB. Read more

24
Aug2021

We are inviting researchers and IRB members to evaluate two research scenarios that involve passive and pervasive sensor technologies. We are interested in learning what participants think would be concerns from three perspectives: research participant, research team, and IRB member. This research will be used to advance development of decision support tools to support digital health research. Read more