J F Merz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Building research capacity in Botswana: a randomized trial comparing training methodologies in the Botswana ethics training initiative
    Francis H Barchi
    School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 536 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1167, USA
    BMC Med Educ 13:14. 2013
  2. pmc What are gene patents and why are people worried about them?
    Jon F Merz
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Community Genet 8:203-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of patent interferences in gene technology
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 22:153-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint "Iceland Inc."?: On the ethics of commercial population genomics
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1201-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Disease gene patents: overcoming unethical constraints on clinical laboratory medicine
    J F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market St, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Clin Chem 45:324-30. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient consent for release of sensitive information from their medical records: an exploratory study
    J F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market St, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Behav Sci Law 17:445-54. 1999
  7. pmc Diagnostic testing fails the test
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Nature 415:577-9. 2002
  8. pmc Protecting subjects' interests in genetics research
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:965-71. 2002
  9. pmc Personal characteristics of older primary care patients who provide a buccal swab for apolipoprotein E testing and banking of genetic material: the spectrum study
    Hillary R Bogner
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Community Genet 7:202-10. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The ethics of research on informed consent
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:172-7; discussion 178-81. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Building research capacity in Botswana: a randomized trial comparing training methodologies in the Botswana ethics training initiative
    Francis H Barchi
    School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 536 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1167, USA
    BMC Med Educ 13:14. 2013
    ..A randomized controlled trial was conducted in Botswana in 2010 to assess the effectiveness of a case-based intervention using email to augment in-person seminars...
  2. pmc What are gene patents and why are people worried about them?
    Jon F Merz
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Community Genet 8:203-8. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, there are areas of concern, and policy makers, physicians and the public should be alert to ensure that the net social benefits of patenting human genes are maintained...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of patent interferences in gene technology
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 22:153-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint "Iceland Inc."?: On the ethics of commercial population genomics
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1201-9. 2004
    ..The Iceland model provides an informative counterexample that holds key ethics lessons for similar ventures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Disease gene patents: overcoming unethical constraints on clinical laboratory medicine
    J F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market St, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Clin Chem 45:324-30. 1999
    ..Because of the risks raised by monopolization, amendment of the patent law to require compulsory licensing of physicians providing medical services is recommended...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patient consent for release of sensitive information from their medical records: an exploratory study
    J F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market St, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Behav Sci Law 17:445-54. 1999
    ..We discuss the implications of these results and recommend further research to understand patients' perceptions of medical confidentiality and the processes used for securing consent to hospital treatment...
  7. pmc Diagnostic testing fails the test
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Nature 415:577-9. 2002
  8. pmc Protecting subjects' interests in genetics research
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:965-71. 2002
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  9. pmc Personal characteristics of older primary care patients who provide a buccal swab for apolipoprotein E testing and banking of genetic material: the spectrum study
    Hillary R Bogner
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Community Genet 7:202-10. 2004
    ..To determine the personal characteristics and reasons associated with providing a buccal swab for apolipoprotein E (APOE) genetic testing in a primary care study...
  10. ncbi request reprint The ethics of research on informed consent
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:172-7; discussion 178-81. 2002
  11. pmc Patient perspectives of medical confidentiality: a review of the literature
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:659-69. 2003
    ..To lay the groundwork for a better understanding of patient views on medical confidentiality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pilot study: does the white coat influence research participation?
    Jon F Merz
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    IRB 24:6-8. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Voluntariness of consent for research: an empirical and conceptual review
    Robert M Nelson
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Med Care 40:V69-80. 2002
    ..Policy responses may be appropriate where the probability of control is too high...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the oversight of scientific misconduct
    Barbara K Redman
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Account Res 12:157-62. 2005
    ..Given this lack of knowledge and the perception that the integrity of science is falling, we believe it would be unwise for the academic and scientific community to adopt this new standard...
  15. ncbi request reprint Task force 1: The ACCF and AHA codes of conduct in human subjects research
    Joseph S Alpert
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1724-8. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Trust, patents and public perceptions: the governance of controversial biotechnology research
    Timothy Caulfield
    Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Canada
    Nat Biotechnol 24:1352-4. 2006
    ..The sustainability of many research endeavors, particularly in controversial areas, requires an understanding of public concerns. As such, governance strategies should be developed to sustain public trust...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improving informed consent: the medium is not the message
    Patricia Agre
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
    IRB . 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Patents limit medical potential of sequencing
    Jon F Merz
    Nature 419:878. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in identifying and recruiting participants for familial genetic research
    Laura M Beskow
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 130:424-31. 2004
    ..They suggest a framework for considering alternative recruitment strategies and their implications, as well as highlight areas in need of further empirical research...
  20. pmc Effects of patents and licenses on the provision of clinical genetic testing services
    Mildred K Cho
    Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Mol Diagn 5:3-8. 2003
    ..Furthermore, our findings suggest that clinical geneticists feel that their research is inhibited by patents. The effects of patents and licenses on patients' access to tests, and the costs and quality thereof, remains to be determined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Introduction. Genes and patents
    Neil A Holtzman
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Community Genet 8:201-2. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Industry opposes genomic legislation
    Jon F Merz
    Nat Biotechnol 20:657; author reply 657. 2002

Research Grants1

  1. Toward Consensus on Benefit Sharing in Genetics Research
    Jon Merz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The goal is not to find consensus, but to identify key issues and generate ideas to best satisfy the interests and needs of all involved parties. ..