From research on the consumption of processed meat to calls for more pediatric research on a leading Malaria vaccine, this week’s Research Ethics Roundup looks at new findings from international health experts. (more…) Read more
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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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Though there’s still snow on the ground across much of the country, baseball fans celebrated the start of Spring Training this week, signaling that warm weather is just around the corner. If you’re looking to get “ahead in the count” of your professional development, take a crack at this week’s Research Ethics Roundup.
Ethics of 2 U.S.-funded cancer studies in India questioned: Two separate U.S.-funded studies of cervical cancer in India are the subject of growing controversy. Researchers conducting the study neglected to screen members of the control group for cervical cancer and failed to obtain adequate informed consent [...] Read more
by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, Regulatory Specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University
Autumn may be here, but the leaves are not the only things turning heads this week. Peruse the latest installment of the Research Ethics Roundup for some colorful articles, including a fresh perspective on the purported rise of fraud in research, an essay on the role of institutional review boards (IRBs) in social science, and much more.