Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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Research, Regulation, and Ethics: Discussion of Human Subjects Research Regulation Book

Science for the People Podcast, July 2015, No. 327
by Desiree Schell

About the podcast:

This week we're learning about the regulatory frameworks that try to balanc...

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Daily H.I.V. Drug Regimen Is Effective in African Women, Study Says

New York Times, July 22, 2015
by Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

Taking an antiretroviral drug daily shielded 76 percent of young African women assigned the drug &m...

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Review of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

IRB: Ethics & Human Research, July-August 2015, Vol. 37, No. 4
by Christine Grady

Christine Grady, MSN, PhD, the chief of the Department of Bioethics in the Clinical Center of the N...

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Will clinical trial data disclosure reduce incentives to develop new uses of drugs?

Nature Biotechnology, July 2015, Vol. 33, No. 7
by W Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow alumnus) & Timo Minssen (past Visiting Scholar)

Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow alumnus Nicholson Price, now an Assistant Professor at the&nb...

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Black Box Medicine

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 28, No. 2 Spring 2015
by W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow alumnus)

Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow alumnus Nicholson Price, now an Assistant Professor at the&nb...

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PAPER NOW AVAILABLE:

Journal of Law & the Biosciences, July 6, 2015 (Published Online)
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow) and Carolyn Edelstein

Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has a new article on the regulatory challenges ...

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More than meets the IRB: On human subjects research and regulation: perspectives on the future

More Than Meets the IRB Podcast , May 2015, No. 11
by Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Michael Leary

In this eleventh installment of “More Than Meets the IRB,” we talk with I. Glenn Cohen...

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This is Your Brain on Human Rights: Moral Enhancement and Human Rights

Law and Ethics of Human Rights, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-41 (2015) Symposium, Human Rights and Human Minds, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new paper on the use of moral enhacement t...

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Regulating Bodies Across Borders:

Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals (Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Tim Brown and Isabel Dyck, eds. Ashgate 2015)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new chapter on medical tourism.

Abstract:

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Are All Abortions Equal?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has a new article on the criminalization of abortions.

Abstra...

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Review of Human subjects research regulation: perspectives on the future

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, April 2015
by Lydia Stewart Ferreira (Visiting Scholar)

Petrie-Flom Visiting Scholar Lydia Stewart Ferreira, currently Adjunct Professor at...

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Resolving Reverse-Payment Settlements with the Smoking Gun of Stock Price Movements

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 4, 2016 Forthcoming
by Thomas G. McGuire, Keith Drake, Einer Elhauge (Founding Faculty Director), Raymond S. Hartman, Martha Starr

Founding Faculty Director Einer Elhauge and four co-authors have just posted a new article&nbs...

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Johns Hopkins Faces Lawsuit Over Global STD Research

The Kojo Nnamdi Show, April 7, 2015
by Kojo Nnamdi, interviewing Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

Between 1945 and 1956, American researchers knowingly exposed hundreds of Guatemalan villagers to s...

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Religious colleges seek contraception mandate exception like for-profit companies

Washington Times, April 6, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

Corporations with religious objections have already been granted relief from Oba...

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Johns Hopkins Sued For $1 Billion Over Unethical STD Study

BuzzFeed News, April 2, 2015
by Azeen Ghorayshi, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

More than 780 people filed a $1 billion lawsuit Wednesday against Johns Hopkins University over exp...

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Johns Hopkins Sued for Guatemala Experiments

The Scientist, April 2, 2015
by Tracy Vence, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

Johns Hopkins University and other institutions are facing an up-to-$1 billion l...

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Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

The Baltimore Sun, April 1, 2015
by Scott Dance, quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dol...

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An Interview with I. Glenn Cohen on Selling Human Organs

Talks on Law, March 2015
by Joel Cohen interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen joins Joel Cohen from Talks on Law to discuss selling human organs....

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“My Body, My Bank”

Texas Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 4, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

This essay reviews Kara Swanson’s "Banking on...

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IRB Review Specialist

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IRB Review Specialist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 15-0076
Department: Research Administration
Hours: 40
Location: Bosto...

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ReSourcing Big Data

Harvard Catalyst, March 2015

March 23: Symposium

9:00am-5:00pm

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
Harvard Medical School

Exta...

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What Working Parents Really Want

Fast Company, March 3, 2015
by Stephanie Vozza, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

Last year, Apple and Facebook both announced that they would...

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Effect of Patient and Therapist Factors on Suicide Risk Assessment

Death Stud, February 12, 2015
by Noah C. Berman PhD, Abigail Stark BA, Allison Cooperman BA, Sabine Wilhelm PhD, and I. Glenn Cohen JD (Faculty Director

Abstract:

The present study examined how patient risk factors and clinician demographics predict t...

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Clinical Trial Recruitment: Problems, Misconceptions, and Possible Solutions,

Petrie-Flom Center, February 5, 2015

On January 19 - 21, 2015, the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethic...

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Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Couldn't make it in person? Check out the individual sessions in the videos linked above!

The...

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Program Manager

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Program Manager
Harvard Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center

Deadline: Open until filled.

The mission of the MRCT Center at Harvard is to improve the design, conduct, and oversight of multi...

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Outbreak: Developing New Medical Products for Epidemics,
A lecture by Peter Hutt

Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Hauser Hall 102
1575 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Video of the lecture and following discussion are available online.

The recent outbreak of Ebola h...

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Online Launch of Medical Travel Show

International Medical Travel Journal, January 7, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The Medical Travel Show is a serial podcast of interviews with international medical and wellness t...

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Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

Friday, December 05, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Hilton Baltimore, Calloway Room
401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law Scho...

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Regulating the Organ Market: Normative Foundations for Market Regulation

Social Science Research Network, November 03, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

Should organs for transplant be bought and sold? The...

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New Rules for Human-Subject Research Are Delayed and Debated

The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2014
by Christopher Shea, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

When I. Glenn Cohen, a professor at Harvard Law School and director of a b...

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Organs Without Borders? Allocating Transplant Organs, Foreigners, and the Importance of the Natio…

Social Science Research Network, October 19, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

Most of the discussion of market or non-market forms...

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Student Contractor

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Student Contractor
Program in Human Research Ethics and Oversight (PHREO), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Deadline: October 31, 2014

The Program in Human Research Ethics and Oversight (PHREO) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Age...

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U.S. Troops and Patients Were Used as Malaria Guinea Pigs: Book

NBC News, October 7, 2014
by Bill Briggs, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] “There are no easy answers,” agreed I. Glenn Cohen, a Harvard...

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I. Glenn Cohen and Holly F. Lynch (eds.): Human subjects research regulation: perspectives on the…

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, September 26, 2014
by Lydia Stewart Ferreira (Visiting Scholar)

Human Subjects Research (HSR) is an annual $10 billion dollar global activity. While there is conse...

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A Fuller Picture of Organ Markets

The American Journal of Bioethics, September 17, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

[...] A different problem with the reliance on the Iranian data is th...

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Petrie-Flom Center Executive Director Appointed to SACHRP

Petrie-Flom Center, September 11, 2014
by Holly Fernandez Lynch

Holly Fernandez Lynch, J.D., M.Bioethics, Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center at...

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An Interview with I. Glenn Cohen on Controversial Health Issues

PBS.org, September 9, 2014
by Tavis Smiley, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

In an interview with PBS.org, Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen, sat down with Tavis Smiley to d...

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Frozen embryos: Who do they belong to?

Chicago Lawyer Magazine, September 3, 2014
by Roy Strom, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

[...] Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law School professor who has written academic...

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Gay Teen’s Eyes Rejected for Donation Due to FDA Policy

Newsmax TV, August 15, 2014
by Wanda Carruthers, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] The FDA rule goes back to when HIV and AIDS epidemic started in the U...

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After suicide, gay teen’s eye donation rejected

Washington Post, August 14, 2014
by Ryan Weber, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

In the Journal of the American Medical Association, Glenn Cohen, a bioethic...

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Ethical issues over experimental Ebola drug

CCTV America, August 13, 2014
by Asieh Namdar, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen appeared on CCTV America to discuss ethical que...

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US big-data health network launches aspirin study

Nature, August 6, 2014
by Sara Reardon, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

One of the largest big-data experiments in health care has set its first researc...

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US big-data health network launches aspirin study

Nature, August 6, 2014
by Sara Reardon, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

One of the largest big-data experiments in health care has set its first researc...

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Why Psychologists’ Food Fight Matters

Slate, July 31, 3014
by Michelle N. Meyer (Academic Fellow alumna) and Christopher Chabris

From the article:

Psychologists are up in arms over, of all things, the editorial process that led...

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Petrie-Flom Center Launches New Book on Human Subjects Research Regulation

MIT Press, August 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), eds.

The Petrie-Flom Center is pleased to announce publication of Human Subjects Research Regulatio...

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Introduction to Translational Medicine

Harvard Catalyst, September 29 – October 1, 2014
by Featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

Introduction to Translational Medicine

September 29 – October 1, 2014

Sheraton Commander Ho...

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Streamlining Review by Accepting Equivalence

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 14, Issue 5, 2014
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

In their target article, Barchi, Singleton, and Merz (2014) identify several challenges to the revi...

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Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 31, 2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East B & C
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Watch Event Recordings

Video of this conference is now available at online! (See below for links to specific panels.)

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Harvard Reception at the PRIM&R Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Hynes Convention Center, Room 200
900 Boylston St., Boston, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law Scho...

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US Government Clinical Trial Registry

U.S. National Institutes of Health

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical...

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Regulations Governing (Most) Federally-Funded Human Subjects Research

Department of Health and Human Services

This set of regulations governs the protection of human subjects in research supported or conducted...

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regulations Applicable to Human Subjects Research

Food and Drug Administration

FDA’s regulations governing clinical trials are found at different parts of Title 21 of the C...

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The Belmont Report:

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

The Belmont Report is the foundational document on which current human subjects research regulation...

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Grants and Funding: Research Involving Human Subjects

National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research

This site provides HHS and NIH requirements and resources for the extramural community involved in...

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Bioethics Resources on the Web

National Institutes of Health

This excellent website provides links to a variety of resources related to human subjects research,...

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HHS Office of the Inspector General, Office of Evaluations and Inspections

US Department of Health and Human Services

This site includes a variety of government reports related to human subjects research and the agenc...

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Ethical and Policy Issues in Research Involving Human Participants

National Bioethics Advisory Commission

This 2001 report offers several suggestions for improving the federal oversight system for protecti...

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Preserving Public Trust: Accreditation and Human Research Participant Protection Programs

Institute of Medicine

This report examines the possible roles of accreditation in strengthening accountability and oversi...

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Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice

Institute of Medicine, 2009

This report provides detailed information of the problem of conflict of interest in medicine. It re...

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Protecting Patients, Preserving Integrity, Advancing Health:

by Association of American Medical Colleges & Association of American Universities

This is a link to a joint report by the AAMC and AAU that provides recommendations for universities...

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Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research: FASEB Guidelines

Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
by Laura Brockway & Leo Furch

This article suggests conflict of interest guidelines for individual biomedical investigators to ad...

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Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

The Hastings Center

This link provides a brief overview of the issues arising due to conflict of interest.

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Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by David Korn

This article provides reasons why financial conflicts of interest should be a focus of attention fo...

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Scope and Impact of Financial Conflict of Interest in Biomedical Research

Journal of the American Medical Association
by Justin Bekelman, Yan Li & Cary Gross

This article, although now somewhat dated, provides a review of quantitative studies on the extent,...

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Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants

Institute of Medicine

This 2002 report was commissioned by HHS following the death of Jesse Gelsinger in a gene therapy e...

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Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subjects Research

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

This 2011 report is the result of a thorough review of current regulations and international standa...

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Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research

This organization aims to advance the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical and so...

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Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research: Readings and Commentary

by Ezekiel Emanuel et al.

This book begins with the history of human subjects research and guidelines instituted since World...

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The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics

by Ezekiel Emanuel et al.

This book's 73 chapters offer a wide-ranging and systematic examination of all aspects of resea...

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International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences

These guidelines are designed to be of use to countries in defining national policies on the ethics...

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Declaration of Helsinki

World Medical Association

This Declaration is widely regarded as a cornerstone document of human research ethics, and sets fo...

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E6 Guideline for Good Clinical Practice

International Conference on Harmonisation

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is an international ethical and scientific quality standard for design...

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Office for Human Research Protections, International

This site provides a variety of resources regarding international human subjects research, includin...

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Medicinal Products for Human Use: Clinical Trials

European Commission

This site provides information on the requirements for conducting clinical trials in the EU. 

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Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research: Clinical Trials in Developing Countries

National Bioethics Advisory Commission

This report makes recommendations to address the ethical issues that arise when clinical research t...

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Charles Fried on Evidence as a Public Good

Friday, March 01, 2013
Lectures and Panels
2012-2013
Langdell 225 (Vorenberg Classroom), Harvard Law School
Watch Event Recordings

We hear a lot about the conflict between use of an individual's information for the public good...

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