TAG ARCHIVES FOR Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

23
Dec2011

As revelers across the country gear up for the holidays, the federal government remained busy with two major reports released this week. The first, published by the Institute of Medicine, is already changing the way chimpanzees are used in research. While the second, drafted by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical issues, makes new recommendations for human subjects compensation. Learn more in this week’s ‘Science Times’ synthesis and share your thoughts in our comment section!

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23
Nov2011

by Elisa Hurley, PhD


Last  week, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues held its seventh public meeting in Boston. This was the final meeting devoted to President Obama’s charge to assess how well current regulations protect human subjects in research. The President’s instruction came in response to the revelation last year that from 1946 to 1948 the US Public Health [...] Read more