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22
Sep2013

Whether you have the time now, or need to bookmark this site for later, take a few minutes to catch up with the latest news in the research ethics world!

Treating Kids’ Cancer with Science and a Pocket Full of Hope: Pediatric brain cancer researcher Jim Olsen is developing an experimental product called Tumor Paint, a molecule that includes a dye that makes tumor cells glow during brain surgery. The goal is to make tumors easier for surgeons to remove. The first tests of Tumor Paint are scheduled for later this year.

6
Sep2013

It’s back to school and back to work! Get into the swing of things by catching up on the latest news in the research ethics world (which never goes on vacation)!

Aveo Reeling after FDA's Rejection of Kidney Cancer Drug: Aveo Pharmaceuticals spent seven years and $300 million developing tivozanib, a kidney cancer drug, which was recently rejected by the [...] Read more

23
Aug2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

Hopkins, UMD Await Word on Grant Funding Key in Medical Treatment Discoveries: In June, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report detailing recommendations to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding its administration of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program, including that it should consolidate program leadership, establish clearer evaluation standards for applications, and encourage collaborating among participating institutions. CTSA decisions are expected in September. Now, institutions are waiting to see how the report will affect their funding.

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9
Aug2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

In recent days, much has been happening in the research world, both within the US and abroad. Travel around the world from the comfort of your own desk with this edition of Research Ethics Roundup!

Detachment: How Can Scientists Act Ethically When They Are Studying the Victims of Tragedy, such as the Romanian Orphans? [...] Read more

26
Jul2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

 

There’s never a summer lull in science! Whether you are at the office basking in air conditioned glory or on vacation soaking up some rays, catch up with the latest news in research ethics by reading this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.

Do Clinical Trials Work?: In this New York Times op-ed piece, [...] Read more