Tag Archives: informed consent

Informed Consent in Africa for Adolescents’ Participation in Health Research

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi I am writing to respond to a recent statement from the Co-chair of the International Vaccine Task Force (IVTF) who, in a World Bank press release, … Continue reading

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Dr. Tomlinson and co-authors published in ‘European Journal of Human Genetics’

Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson is first author of the article “Effect of deliberation on the public’s attitudes toward consent policies for biobank research,” published in the February 2018 issue of the European Journal of Human Genetics. The … Continue reading

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Dr. Tomlinson presents at 3rd Annual Great Lakes Biorepository Network Scientific Meeting

The 3rd Annual Great Lakes Biorepository Network (GLBRN) Scientific Meeting was held on October 28, 2016 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson spoke on “Preferences for Biobank Consent Policy are Sensitive … Continue reading

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Understanding the Public’s Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a Biobank: Results of a National Survey

A new research article from Dr. Tomlinson and his research team was published on July 14, 2016 in the open-access peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE. The article, “Understanding the Public’s Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a … Continue reading

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Would you donate to a biobank?

Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson and Raymond G. De Vries, Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at University of Michigan, have co-authored the article “Americans want a say in what happens to their donated blood and tissue … Continue reading

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Signed Off: Unconsented-To Cesarean Section, A Quarter Century After A.C.

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. Visit this page for more information. By Deborah Fisch, JD The Texas case awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court heralds a new understanding of abortion rights in the … Continue reading

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A Non-Standard Practice of Medicine

A Non-Standard Practice of Medicine Event Flyer In the mid-1950s, physician James Burt began modifying episiotomy repair; two decades later, he offered ‘love surgery’ as an elective. In early 1989, shortly after several women accused him on national television of … Continue reading

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