Bernie Sanders Tells Big Pharma

International Business Times, August 7, 2017
by Josh Keefe, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

[...] Other experts told IBT federal support of drug development goes well beyond just funding research. “It’s not so much the money we are actually spending through NIH. We are providing huge… Read More

Is Alcohol Good for You? An Industry-Backed Study Seeks Answers

New York Times, July 3, 2017
by Roni Caryn Rabin

It may be the most palatable advice you will ever get from a doctor: Have a glass of wine, a beer or a cocktail every day, and you just might prevent a heart attack and live longer. But the mantra that… Read More

Junior Research Scholar
Sports and Society Program, NYU School of Professional Studies

Deadline: May 12, 2017

JR. RESEARCH SCHOLAR: NYU School of Professional Studies, Sports and Society Program We are seeking a researcher for the NYU SPS Sports and Society Program.  It is an independent think tank based… Read More

2017 Call for Proposals: Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: March 10, 2017, 3:00 p.m. ET

Purpose Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (P4A) was created to help build the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health. P4A seeks… Read More

Harnessing the U.S. Taxpayer to Fight Cancer and Make Profits

New York Times, December 19, 2016
by Matt Richtel and Andrew Pollack, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

From the article: Rachel Sachs, an associate law professor at Washington University in St. Louis and expert in innovation policy, said the government had every right to seek price concessions. She noted… Read More

Big Data Neglects Populations Most in Need of Medical and Public Health Research and Interventions

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper, No. 16-26, August 18, 2016
by Sarah E. Malanga, Jonathan D. Loe, Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus), and Kenneth S. Ramos

Originally presented as a paper at the 2016 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics. Check out the event website to watch video of this and other presentations! Abstract:… Read More

The FDA is prohibited from going germline

Science, August 5, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored a new article in Science magazine addressing recent legislation preventing the FDA from approving any research "in which a human embryo… Read More

Research Award: Advisory Committee on Research Ethics
IRDC (International Development Research Centre)

Deadline: September 7, 2016

General Description: IDRC is one of the world’s leaders in generating new knowledge to meet global challenges. We offer a number of research awards providing a unique opportunity to enhance research… Read More

Director of Master of Arts in Bioethics
Center for Ethics at Emory University

Deadline: June 01, 2016

The Center for Ethics at Emory University seeks a scholar in ethics and a clinical field, public health, or the life sciences to direct our Master of Arts in Bioethics (MAB) program.  Rank and area… Read More

Health Acceleration Challenge
Harvard Business School & Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 16, 2016

There are few communities of professionals that are as innovative as those in health care. From inventions to processes, procedures to communication, our job is to meet people where they are and provide… Read More

State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE): Call for Proposals
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Purpose States continue to play a critical role in the implementation of health reform. States have made different choices in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including whether to establish… Read More

J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition
MIT

Deadline: June 17, 2016

The J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition will support visionary health care leaders in rigorously evaluating programs that deploy health and social services to improve health outcomes and… Read More

Law Fellow
O’Neill Institute

Deadline: May 8, 2016

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington,… Read More

Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: May 13, 2016

For the tenth anniversary of its scientific activities in 2017, the Brocher Foundation intends to promote events focusing on connected medicine & connected people. As a matter of fact, connected… Read More

Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 2, 2016

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School invites applications for the Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics, for appointments commencing in summer/fall 2016. This two-year… Read More

PhD Scholarship
Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: May 01, 2016

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology is seeking a student to undertake a PhD in Law, Policy and/or Ethics, with a particular focus on regulation relevant… Read More

Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces two post-doctoral research positions. 1) One position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social… Read More

Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 01, 2016

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School invites applications for the Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics, for appointments commencing in summer/fall 2016. This two-year… Read More

Call for Applications: OneStart Accelerator Programme
OneStart, London & Boston

Deadline: December 01, 2015

Translate your research into the real world. Join us at our official Boston Launch Night to learn about OneStart, the world's largest life sciences and healthcare accelerator programme, and the chance… Read More

Funding Opportunity: Ethical Issues in Research on HIV/AIDS and its Co-Morbidities
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Deadline: January 07, 2016

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health is issuing a program announcement for grants on Ethical Issues in Research on HIV/AIDS and Its Co-Morbidities. … Read More

RWJF Commits $25 Million for Health Research
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

Deadline: May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 —The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced an initial $25 million commitment over the next three years to fund innovative research on policies, laws, system interventions,… Read More

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 the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School, recently published a review… Read More

2015 Undergraduate STS Essay Prize Competition
Harvard Kennedy School

Deadline: April 03, 2015

For the fourth year, the Program on Science, Technology, and Society (STS) based at the Harvard Kennedy School will hold a competition for Harvard undergraduates doing independent, original research on… Read More

Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics
Trinity Hall

Deadline: December 20, 2014

Trinity Hall invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Research Fellowship in Medical Law and Ethics tenable for three years from 1 October 2015.   A Research Fellowship offers… Read More

Bioethics Funding Opportunity: Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
The Greenwall Foundation

Deadline: January 12, 2015

New Bioethics Program, Spring 2015 Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas The Greenwall Foundation will fund a bioethics grants program, Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas to… Read More

2015 Health Law Student Scholarship
The Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, Seton Hall University School of Law

Deadline: February 06, 2015

The Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy Healthcare Compliance Certification Program 2014 Health Law Student Scholarship: The Healthcare Compliance Certification Program and the Life… Read More

Do Fixed Patent Terms Distort Innovation?

Public Health Law & Policy e-Journal 5, no. 64, December 4, 2013
by Eric B. Budish, Benjamin N. Roin, and Heidi Williams

Abstract: Patents award innovators a fixed period of market exclusivity, e.g., 20 years in the United States. Yet, since in many industries firms file patents at the time of discovery ("invention")… Read More

Pharma manufacturing woes dog industry

Chemistry World, October 23, 2013
by Sarah Moulton, quoting W. Nicholson Price II

[...] While many of these problems arise from quality control failures, according to Nicholson Price from Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom centre for health law policy, biotechnology and… Read More