TAG ARCHIVES FOR research ethics roundup

28
Oct2021

This week's Research Ethics Roundup covers Zika research participants and the lack of follow-up from the researchers, the Henrietta Lacks estate suing over profits on the HeLa cell line, sex bias in neuroscience research, human challenge trials in Britain, and the lack of research on pregnant people. Read more

3
Aug2018

This edition of Research Ethics Roundup covers African-American participation in DNA testing, difficulties recruiting participants for Alzheimer's trials, even when results are promising, the deaths of eleven babies born to mothers in a Dutch drug trial involving generic Viagra, and a call for research misconduct investigations across Britain by the United Kingdom’s House of Commons science and technology committee. Read more

17
Nov2017

This week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at the ethical implications of inserting human brain organoids into laboratory animals, the need for deep brain stimulation researchers to think about the potential long-term ethical dilemmas involved in their work, the argument for classifying certain kinds of organ recipients as research subjects, and President Trump’s new pick to be the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Read more