TAG ARCHIVES FOR research ethics roundup

4
Dec2015

From major developments in the animal research field to the new proposed changes to the Common Rule, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines new ethical concerns in a changing research landscape.

daydreaming-chimpanzee-1553285-638x477NIH to Retire All Research Chimpanzees: NIH will send their research chimpanzees to sanctuaries and will begin to phase out their support for research on chimpanzees that they do not own. NIH’s director, Francis Collins, said NIH decided to end their chimpanzee research program because the need for research on chimpanzees had declined [...] Read more

30
Oct2015

From the progress in gene therapy for genetic retinal diseases to a survey that finds the majority of animal studies for drugs are not rigorous enough, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines some of the latest controversial issues occurring in research ethics.

RER 10.30 #223andMe Will Resume Giving Users Health [...] Read more

16
Oct2015

From Eli Lilly abandoning evacetrapib in the final stages of trials to the surprising placebo effect, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup shines the spotlight on clinical trials that could shape the future of research.

Pig photo - RERGene Editing Record Smashed in Pigs:  A team from Harvard Medical School, led by geneticist George Church, has used CRISPR technology to modify more than 20 genes in pig embryo and deactivate more than 60 viruses that could cause disease in human [...] Read more

2
Oct2015

From a study that explores the regulatory burden researchers face to the development of a device that applies a biodegradable adhesive to internal organs, this week's Research Ethics Roundup delves into how advances in technology and changes in regulations are impacting the course of research.

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