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7
Oct2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

It’s been a challenging several days in the research world with uncertainty looming in the wake of the shutdown of the federal government last week. We offer our support to colleagues directly affected by this development and to those who are feeling its far-reaching impact. In this week’s Research Ethics Roundup, we provide information about the shutdown’s effects as well as a look back at two seminal events that helped shape the field.

Federal Government Shutdown: On Tuesday, October 1, following disagreement between Republicans and Democrats on a budget for the fiscal year, the [...] Read more

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.

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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2
May2013

Hopefully April showers have brought you May flowers! We’ve done some weeding ourselves and have found some articles of interest for this week’s edition of our Research Ethics Roundup.

NIH Stops HIV Vaccine Trial: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases halted its HVTN 505 study, the largest HIV vaccine study of its kind, after an independent monitoring board found during a routine interim [...] Read more