TAG ARCHIVES FOR research

21
Apr2012

As we hurtle towards summer, the research world is heating up! From contentious stem cell policies in Texas, to evidence of potential misdiagnoses in children, this week’s “Science Times” synthesis is full of controversial and eye-opening reports from around the globe.

Week of April 9

More brainpower seen in soccer’s top scorers:
A new study finds that elite soccer players in Sweden tested higher than non-players in executive [...] Read more

20
Apr2012

by Elisa Hurley, PhD, Education Director

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the second Asia Pacific Research Ethics Conference (APREC), which took place March 7-9 in Singapore. The meeting was organized by the National Healthcare Group (NHG), and PRIM&R was proud to serve as the meeting’s co-sponsor, as we did for [...] Read more

2
Apr2012

by Amy Davis, JD, MPH, Senior Director for Programs and Publications at PRIM&R

Remember the Johns Hopkins-Michigan study in which the Michigan Hospital system implemented an intensive care unit-based check-list system for inserting a catheter to reduce central line infections? The project was submitted to the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution’s (JHMI) institutional review board (IRB) in 2004, who categorized the [...] Read more

15
Mar2012

by Alysa Perry 
 
Alysa Perry recently joined the staff of PRIM&R as program coordinator. Prior to joining PRIM&R, she worked at a start-up that hosted alumni job fairs throughout the country. At PRIM&R, Alysa will be working as an integral part of the team that plans, organizes, and executes PRIM&R’s one-day educational courses, [...] Read more

24
Feb2012

If your sweet tooth is wishing those Valentine’s Day chocolates had lasted just a little bit longer, there is good news for you in this week’s “Science Times” synthesis! This week’s round-up is filled with “sweet” stories—from a dessert triumph to a tale of altruism—so grab some dessert and read on!

Week of February 21, 2012

Despite safety worries, work on deadly flu to be released: Following a World Health Organization meeting with public health and flu experts, research, which some feared could be used to start epidemics by terrorists, will be released. <[...] Read more