by Maeve Luthin, Project Coordinator
Thanks to everyone who took the time to complete the 2012 IACUC Conference evaluation, we have tons of feedback on various aspects of the conference. As we continue to plan ahead, we promise to work hard to correct things those that did not go right this time around. We wanted to share with you our strategies [...] Read more
Independence Day is just around the corner, but before you fire up that grill, be sure to check out the latest installment of our ‘Science Times’ synthesis! From the inspirational story of one doctor’s struggle with mental illness, to increasing evidence of a drug company’s deception, this week’s buffet of sizzling stories is sure to satisfy.
Week of June 17
Heart trouble early and often in HIV patients: According to a new study of HIV-positive patients, individuals living with HIV, even those whose disease is well managed by drugs, have more heart attacks and have them [...] Read more
by Joan Rachlin, Executive Director
June 28, 2012, will go down in history as a day of celebration for those who believe that health care is something that should be provided to all US citizens. Although a single-payer system is widely acknowledged to be the best way to reach that goal, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a step in the right direction.<[...] Read more
With the all for Poster Abstracts open for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference, I invite you to join me, Avery Avrakotos, PRIM&R’s education and policy coordinator, as I interview poster presenters from past conferences. This week, I will chat with Helen Panageas, associate director at the New York University School of Medicine, and Caryn Diuguid, continuous quality improvement manager.
In 2011, Helen, Caryn, and their colleagues reviewed exempt and expedited protocol submission materials to determine if all regulatory requirements were satisfied. Through this research, the team sought to [...] Read more
Welcome to another installment of our featured member interviews where we will continue to introduce you to more of our members—individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. In honor of Member Appreciation Month, we will be introducing you to a couple of our members each week throughout the month of May.
Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and what goes on behind-the-scenes in their lives!
Today we’d like to introduce you [...] Read more