Tag Archives: research ethics

Do patients have a duty to participate in clinical trials?

The Choice to Become a Research Subject: A First-Person Perspective Event Flyer Patients with serious illnesses are often invited to participate in clinical trials. After being diagnosed with advanced cancer, I became one of those patients. I had to choose … Continue reading

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Thorny Questions After a French Clinical Trial Goes Wrong

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Hannah Giunta, MPH, PhD The problem of balancing access to new drugs with the conduct of rigorous clinical trials is not new. Indeed, readers might be interested in … Continue reading

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2016 Michigan Research Ethics Conference

The 2016 Michigan Research Ethics Conference was held April 29, 2016 at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center. There were over 200 attendees, including IRB chairs and members, human subjects protections staff and administrators, research ethics scholars, and others. The conference’s theme … Continue reading

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HIV prevention: benefits, barriers, and ethical concerns

Ethical Implications of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for African American Women and Adolescent Girls Event Flyer Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new HIV prevention strategy approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use by uninfected, high-risk adult populations. … Continue reading

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