research ethics committees

Summary

Summary: Hospital or other institutional committees established to protect the welfare of research subjects. Federal regulations (the "Common Rule" (45 CFR 46)) mandate the use of these committees to monitor federally-funded biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Ethical oversight of research in developing countries
    Nancy Kass
    Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    IRB 25:1-10. 2003
  2. pmc Beyond informed consent
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Bull World Health Organ 82:771-7. 2004
  3. ncbi Views of the process and content of ethical reviews of HIV vaccine trials among members of US institutional review boards and South African research ethics committees
    Robert Klitzman
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032USA
    Dev World Bioeth 8:207-18. 2008
  4. ncbi Do research ethics committees identify process errors in applications for ethical approval?
    E Angell
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:130-2. 2009
  5. ncbi Online survey tools: ethical and methodological concerns of human research ethics committees
    Elizabeth A Buchanan
    Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 4:37-48. 2009
  6. ncbi Reuse of samples: ethical issues encountered by two institutional ethics review committees in Kenya
    Simon K Langat
    P O Box 30568, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Bioethics 19:537-49. 2005
  7. ncbi Oversight of human participants research: identifying problems to evaluate reform proposals
    Ezekiel J Emanuel
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1156, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:282-91. 2004
  8. ncbi Research ethics committees: differences and moral judgement
    Sarah J L Edwards
    Centre for Ethics in Medicine, 73 St Michael s Hill, University of Bristol, BS2 8BH, United Kingdom
    Bioethics 18:408-27. 2004
  9. ncbi What do research ethics committees say about applications to do cancer trials?
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:700-1. 2008
  10. ncbi Native Hawaiian preferences for informed consent and disclosure of results from research using stored biological specimens
    Megan Fong
    Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network, Papa Ola Lokahi, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:154-9. 2004

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  1. ncbi Ethical oversight of research in developing countries
    Nancy Kass
    Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    IRB 25:1-10. 2003
  2. pmc Beyond informed consent
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Bull World Health Organ 82:771-7. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to examine the validity and user friendliness of innovations in information sharing procedures for obtaining consent in different cultural settings...
  3. ncbi Views of the process and content of ethical reviews of HIV vaccine trials among members of US institutional review boards and South African research ethics committees
    Robert Klitzman
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032USA
    Dev World Bioeth 8:207-18. 2008
    ..an exploratory study how members of institutional review boards (IRBs) in the United States (US) and research ethics committees (RECs) in South Africa (SA) view issues concerning the process and content of reviews of these studies...
  4. ncbi Do research ethics committees identify process errors in applications for ethical approval?
    E Angell
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:130-2. 2009
    ..Important questions arise about why the level of error identified by RECs is so high, and about how errors of different types should be handled...
  5. ncbi Online survey tools: ethical and methodological concerns of human research ethics committees
    Elizabeth A Buchanan
    Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 4:37-48. 2009
    ..The paper concludes with considerations and suggestions towards consistent protocol review of online surveys to ensure appropriate human subjects protections in the face of emergent electronic tools and methodologies...
  6. ncbi Reuse of samples: ethical issues encountered by two institutional ethics review committees in Kenya
    Simon K Langat
    P O Box 30568, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Bioethics 19:537-49. 2005
    ..It is proposed that these issues should be addressed through policy interventions at both the national and global levels...
  7. ncbi Oversight of human participants research: identifying problems to evaluate reform proposals
    Ezekiel J Emanuel
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1156, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:282-91. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Research ethics committees: differences and moral judgement
    Sarah J L Edwards
    Centre for Ethics in Medicine, 73 St Michael s Hill, University of Bristol, BS2 8BH, United Kingdom
    Bioethics 18:408-27. 2004
    Many people argue that disagreements and inconsistencies between Research Ethics Committees are morally problematic and there has been much effort to 'harmonise' their judgements...
  9. ncbi What do research ethics committees say about applications to do cancer trials?
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:700-1. 2008
  10. ncbi Native Hawaiian preferences for informed consent and disclosure of results from research using stored biological specimens
    Megan Fong
    Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Awareness, Research and Training Network, Papa Ola Lokahi, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 11:154-9. 2004
    ..These findings call into question the "Common Rule" and the guidelines of the American Society of Human Genetics, which do not require researchers to obtain informed consent for research use of anonymized specimens...
  11. ncbi Assessment of medical school institutional review board policies regarding compensation of subjects for research-related injury
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Med 118:175-80. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that informed consent language at U.S. medical schools would be particularly complex and fall short of IOM goals, especially for projects without industry sponsorship...
  12. pmc Research ethics committees and paternalism
    S J L Edwards
    Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Med Ethics 30:88-91. 2004
    In this paper the authors argue that research ethics committees (RECs) should not be paternalistic by rejecting research that poses risk to people competent to decide for themselves...
  13. pmc Health Research Ethics Committees in South Africa 12 years into democracy
    Keymanthri Moodley
    Associate Professor, Bioethics Unit Tygerberg Division, Centre for Applied Ethics and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Med Ethics 8:1. 2007
    Despite the growth of biomedical research in South Africa, there are few insights into the operation of Research Ethics Committees (RECs) in this setting...
  14. ncbi What do research ethics committees say about applications to conduct research involving children?
    E Angell
    Social Sciences Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:915-7. 2010
    To identify issues raised by research ethics committees (RECs) in letters about applications to conduct research involving children.
  15. ncbi A relational ethical dialogue with research ethics committees
    Philip J Larkin
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland
    Nurs Ethics 15:234-42. 2008
    ..of this article is to take relational ethics concepts and apply them to the context of application to research ethics committees for approval to carry out research...
  16. pmc Factors influencing the effectiveness of research ethics committees
    C A Schuppli
    Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia, 2357 Main Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Med Ethics 33:294-301. 2007
    b>Research ethics committees - animal ethics committees (AECs) for animal-based research and institutional research boards (IRBs) for human subjects - have a key role in research governance, but there has been little study of the factors ..
  17. pmc Research ethics committees in the UK--the pressure is now on research and development departments
    Rustam Al-Shahi
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Scotland, UK
    J R Soc Med 98:444-7. 2005
  18. ncbi Breaking the camel's back: multicenter clinical trials and local institutional review boards
    W J Burman
    Denver Public Health, 605 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:152-7. 2001
    ..Instead of rigid enforcement of outmoded regulations that do not contribute to patient safety, the responsibilities of the local IRB in the oversight of multicenter clinical trials must be systematically evaluated...
  19. pmc Current status of the institutional review boards in Korea: constitution, operation, and policy for protection of human research participants
    Ock Joo Kim
    The Korean Association of Institutional Review Boards KAIRB, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 18:3-10. 2003
    ..This survey reveals many shortcomings and points for improvement by the institutional support bodies, including the need to establish regular education programs for IRB members and investigators...
  20. ncbi Moving beyond compliance: measuring ethical quality to enhance the oversight of human subjects research
    Holly A Taylor
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    IRB 29:9-14. 2007
  21. pmc Consistency in decision making by research ethics committees: a controlled comparison
    E Angell
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Med Ethics 32:662-4. 2006
    There has been longstanding interest in the consistency of decisions made by research ethics committees (RECs) in the UK, but most of the evidence has come from single studies submitted to multiple committees...
  22. ncbi Informed consent for pediatric research: is it really possible?
    Eric Kodish
    J Pediatr 142:89-90. 2003
  23. pmc The reform of UK research ethics committees: throwing the baby out with the bath water?
    S Kerrison
    School of Public Policy, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 31:487-9. 2005
    On 1 May 2004 research ethics committees became legally accountable to a new government body, the United Kingdom Ethics Committee Authority. This marks the end of the self regulation of research ethics...
  24. pmc The activity of French research ethics committees and characteristics of biomedical research protocols involving humans: a retrospective cohort study
    Evelyne Decullier
    French National Conference of Research Ethics Committees, Lyon, France
    BMC Med Ethics 6:E9. 2005
    Clinical trials throughout the world must be evaluated by research ethics committees. No one has yet attempted to clearly quantify at the national level the activity of ethics committees and describe the characteristics of the protocols ..
  25. ncbi When is informed consent appropriate in educational research?: regulatory and ethical issues
    James M DuBois
    Saint Louis University, USA
    IRB 24:1-8. 2002
  26. ncbi Research ethics committees and public dissemination of clinical trial results
    Howard Mann
    University Hospital, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Lancet 360:406-8. 2002
    ..subject to codes of ethical conduct that mandate review, approval, and monitoring of clinical trials by research ethics committees (RECs)...
  27. ncbi Patient-specific embryonic stem cells derived from human SCNT blastocysts
    Woo Suk Hwang
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Korea
    Science 308:1777-83. 2005
    ..Before clinical use of these cells can occur, preclinical evidence is required to prove that transplantation of differentiated NT-hESCs can be safe, effective, and tolerated...
  28. ncbi Human research ethics committees: issues in palliative care research
    Susan Lee
    School of Nursing, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:13-8. 2003
    ..However, researchers may be powerless to overcome the discomfort of members of human research ethics committees (HRECs) who disallow access to palliative care patients and families...
  29. ncbi Polish Research Ethics Committees in the European Union system of assessing medical experiments
    Marek Czarkowski
    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, ul Banacha 1a, 02 097 Warszawa, Poland
    Sci Eng Ethics 15:201-12. 2009
    The Polish equivalents of Research Ethics Committees are Bioethics Committees (BCs). A questionnaire study has been undertaken to determine their situation. The BC is usually comprised of 13 members...
  30. ncbi Research involving adults who lack capacity: how have research ethics committees interpreted the requirements?
    M Dixon-Woods
    Mary Dixon Woods, Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, 2nd Floor Adrian Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:377-81. 2009
    ..A service evaluation was conducted to investigate how research ethics committees (RECs) are interpreting the requirements...
  31. pmc New governance arrangements for research ethics committees: is facilitating research achieved at the cost of participants' interest
    E Cave
    Department of Law, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Med Ethics 28:318-21. 2002
    ..of Health, Central Office for Research Ethics Committee guidance, Governance Arrangements for NHS Research Ethics Committees. The revisions have been long awaited by researchers and research ethics committee members alike...
  32. pmc Two deaths and two lessons: is it time to review the structure and function of research ethics committees?
    J Savulescu
    J Med Ethics 28:1-2. 2002
  33. ncbi Role of a research ethics committee in follow-up and publication of results
    Judit Pich
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet 361:1015-6. 2003
    Follow-up of clinical trials is a commitment rarely fulfilled by research ethics committees (RECs)...
  34. pmc Identifying structures, processes, resources and needs of research ethics committees in Egypt
    Hany Sleem
    National Hepatology and Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    BMC Med Ethics 11:12. 2010
    ..Limited data are available regarding the structural and functional status of Research Ethics Committees (RECs) in the Middle East...
  35. pmc Ethics review for sale? Conflict of interest and commercial research review boards
    T Lemmens
    Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 78 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C5
    Milbank Q 78:547-84, iii-iv. 2000
    ..The structure of private review tends to breach a core principle of administrative law and procedural justice. Reform of the research review system will reinforce public trust in the process...
  36. ncbi The effect of the new federal medical-privacy rule on research
    Jennifer Kulynych
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:201-4. 2002
  37. ncbi Variation in Institutional Review processes for a multisite observational study
    Catherine C Vick
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Surg 190:805-9. 2005
    ..This study examines the burden of multisite IRB approval on a Health Services Research and Development (HSRD) ventral hernia outcomes observational study...
  38. pmc Ethics review roulette: what can we learn?
    Paul Glasziou
    BMJ 328:121-2. 2004
  39. pmc Attitudes of research ethics board chairs towards disclosure of research results to participants: results of a national survey
    S Danielle MacNeil
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Med Ethics 33:549-53. 2007
    ..The attitudes of research ethics board (REB) chairs towards this practice, although integral to policy development, are unknown...
  40. ncbi Study of the involvement of research ethics committees in the constitution and use of biobanks in France
    Gregoire Moutel
    Laboratoire d éthique médicale, de droit de la santé et de santé publique et Institut International de Recherche en Ethique Biomédicale IIREB, Faculté de Médecine Paris Necker, Universite Paris, 5 René Descartes, Paris, France
    Pharmacogenetics 14:195-8. 2004
    ..We used several items of a questionnaire sent to 48 French research ethics committees (RECs) to investigate the means by which they evaluate the constitution and use of biobanks, and the ..
  41. ncbi Canadian governance of health research involving human subjects: is anybody minding the store?
    M McDonald
    Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia
    Health Law J 9:1-21. 2001
    ..I will close with some more general reflections on ethics, law, and governance...
  42. ncbi Offering to return results to research participants: attitudes and needs of principal investigators in the Children's Oncology Group
    Conrad V Fernandez
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:704-8. 2003
    ..The authors determined current practice and attitudes and needs of researchers in establishing programs to return results to research participants...
  43. pmc Research ethics committees in Africa: building capacity
    Solomon Benatar
    PLoS Med 4:e135; author reply e136. 2007
  44. pmc Research ethics committees in Europe: implementing the directive, respecting diversity
    A Hedgecoe
    Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QN, UK
    J Med Ethics 32:483-6. 2006
    With the recent Clinical Trials Directive, a degree of harmonisation into research ethics committees (RECs) across Europe, including the time taken to assess a trial proposal and the kinds of issues a committee should take into account, ..
  45. pmc How can research ethics committees protect patients better?
    Silvio Garattini
    Mario Negri Institute, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    BMJ 326:1199-201. 2003
  46. ncbi Research ethics committees: what is their contribution?
    Bebe Loff
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, VIC 3181, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:440-1. 2004
  47. ncbi A central institutional review board for multi-institutional trials
    Michaele C Christian
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1405-8. 2002
  48. ncbi Access to medical records for research purposes: varying perceptions across research ethics boards
    D J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON L8N 1G8, Canada
    J Med Ethics 34:308-14. 2008
    ..Variation across research ethics boards (REBs) in conditions placed on access to medical records for research purposes raises concerns around negative impacts on research quality and on human subject protection, including privacy...
  49. ncbi The practice of obtaining approval from medical research ethics committees: a comparison within 12 European countries for a descriptive study on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer's dementia
    M G M Olde Rikkert
    University Medical Centre Nijmegen UMCN, Alzheimer Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurol 12:212-7. 2005
    ..Procedures for the assessment of informed consent in dementia research should be harmonized by central national or European bodies...
  50. ncbi Ethics of innovative surgery: US surgeons' definitions, knowledge, and attitudes
    Angelique M Reitsma
    Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia, PO Box 800758, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0758, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:103-10. 2005
    ..Surgeons were also invited to self-report knowledge about current federal regulations guiding human subject research and rules for informed consent for and IRB review of clinical research...
  51. ncbi To IRB or not to IRB?
    John M Tomkowiak
    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 4300, USA
    Acad Med 79:628-32. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi The role of institutional review boards in protecting human subjects: are we really ready to fix a broken system?
    Hazel Glenn Beh
    William S Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, USA
    Law Psychol Rev 26:1-47. 2002
  53. ncbi Resource and needs of research ethics committees in Africa: preparations for HIV vaccine trials
    Cecilia Milford
    HIV AIDS Vaccines Ethics Group HAVEG, School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Scottsville, South Africa
    IRB 28:1-9. 2006
  54. ncbi An analysis of decision letters by research ethics committees: the ethics/scientific quality boundary examined
    E L Angell
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:131-6. 2008
    The performance of NHS research ethics committees (RECs) is of growing interest. It has been proposed that they confine themselves to "ethical" issues only and not concern themselves with the quality of the science...
  55. ncbi Rationalising public participation in the health service: the case of research ethics committees
    Sarah Dyer
    Geography Department, King s College London, The Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
    Health Place 10:339-48. 2004
    ..It examines the case study of lay participation on Local Research Ethics Committees (LRECs')...
  56. pmc The new system of review by multicentre research ethics committees: prospective study
    J Tully
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 320:1179-82. 2000
    To assess the function of the new system of review by multicentre research ethics committees and to highlight areas where improvement is still needed.
  57. ncbi The current situation of health research and ethics in Sudan
    Dya Eldin M Elsayed
    al Nil Street, Council of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Republic of Sudan
    Dev World Bioeth 4:154-9. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, the committee devoted all the jobs in reviewing only externally-sponsored health research and research carried out by expatriate researchers or international organisations...
  58. pmc Informing research participants of research results: analysis of Canadian university based research ethics board policies
    S D MacNeil
    IWK Health Centre, PO Box 9700, 5850 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8 Canada
    J Med Ethics 32:49-54. 2006
    ..The policies of Canadian research ethics boards (REBs) are unknown...
  59. ncbi Standards for research ethics committees: purpose, problems and the possibilities of other approaches
    H Davies
    H Davies, National Research Ethics Service, 4 8 Maple Street, London W1T 5HD, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:382-3. 2009
    Criticism of ethical review of research continues and research ethics committees (RECs) need to demonstrate that they are "fit for purpose" by meeting acknowledged standards of process, debate and outcome...
  60. pmc Reforming research ethics committees
    Richard E Ashcroft
    BMJ 331:587-8. 2005
  61. ncbi Access to death certificates: what should research ethics committees require for approval?
    Tore Nilstun
    Lund University, Department of Medical Ethics, Sweden
    Ann Epidemiol 16:281-4. 2006
    To present and discuss the reactions of research ethics committees (RECs) in a number of countries when asked for approval of a study requiring access to death certificates to identify the physicians signing the certificates and to send ..
  62. pmc Human subjects issues and IRB review in practice-based research
    Leslie E Wolf
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S30-7. 2005
    ..This article explores the challenges that practice-based research networks (PBRNs) face with respect to the regulatory requirements for institutional review board (IRB) review and the protection of human subjects in research...
  63. ncbi Ethical approval for health research in central and eastern Europe: an international survey
    R Coker
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Medicine
    Clin Med 1:197-9. 2001
    b>Research ethics committees in central and eastern Europe are increasing in importance as institutions in this region host a growing and more diverse range and volume of health-related research, with funding from an increasingly wide ..
  64. ncbi Ethics. Issues in oocyte donation for stem cell research
    David Magnus
    Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Science 308:1747-8. 2005
  65. pmc Impact of institutional review board practice variation on observational health services research
    Lee A Green
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:214-30. 2006
    ..DATA SOURCE AND SETTING: Primary data collection during 2002, 2003, and 2004 at 43 United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) primary care clinics...
  66. ncbi The cost of institutional review boards in academic medical centers
    Jeremy Sugarman
    N Engl J Med 352:1825-7. 2005
  67. pmc Ethics and research governance in a multicentre study: add 150 days to your study protocol
    Glyn Elwyn
    BMJ 330:847. 2005
  68. ncbi Reflections and recommendations on research ethics in developing countries
    S R Benatar
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 54:1131-41. 2002
    ..A wider role is proposed for research ethics committees, one that includes an educational component and some responsibility for audit...
  69. ncbi Looking into the institutional review board: observations from both sides of the table
    Georgine S Burke
    Department of Research, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    J Nutr 135:921-4. 2005
    ....
  70. pmc Developing capacity to protect human research subjects in a post-conflict, resource-constrained setting: procedures and prospects
    S B Kennedy
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation PIRE, Louisville Center, 1300 S Fourth Street, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
    J Med Ethics 32:592-5. 2006
    ....
  71. pmc Supplementing the traditional institutional review board with an environmental health and community review board
    Steven G Gilbert
    Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1626-9. 2006
    ..For projects involving community members, IRBs should be more sensitive to issues related to the broader community concerns...
  72. ncbi Ethics committees. Research ethics: beyond the guidelines
    C C Macpherson
    St George s University School of Medicine, PO Box 7, St George s, Grenada, West Indies
    Dev World Bioeth 1:57-68. 2001
    There is international recognition of the need for sustainable research ethics committees to provide ethical review of human subjects research in developing countries, but many developing countries do not have such committees (often ..
  73. pmc The structure and function of research ethics committees in Africa: a case study
    Nancy E Kass
    Phoebe R Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e3. 2007
  74. pmc Improving disclosure and consent: "is it safe?": new ethics for reporting personal exposures to environmental chemicals
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 0245, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1547-54. 2007
    ..Our discussion is informed by our experience with 120 women in a study of 89 pollutants in homes and by interviews with other researchers and institutional review board staff...
  75. ncbi How do institutional review boards apply the federal risk and benefit standards for pediatric research?
    Seema Shah
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 291:476-82. 2004
    ..Despite this reliance on IRBs, no data exist on how IRBs apply the risk and benefit categories for pediatric research...
  76. ncbi The dysregulation of human subjects research
    Norman Fost
    JAMA 298:2196-8. 2007
  77. ncbi What do IRBs look like? What kind of support do they receive?
    Raymond G De Vries
    Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, N504 Boynton, 410 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 0346, USA
    Account Res 9:199-216. 2002
  78. pmc How do we know that research ethics committees are really working? The neglected role of outcomes assessment in research ethics review
    Carl H Coleman
    Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 9:6. 2008
    Countries are increasingly devoting significant resources to creating or strengthening research ethics committees, but there has been insufficient attention to assessing whether these committees are actually improving the protection of ..
  79. pmc Down's syndrome screening is unethical: views of today's research ethics committees
    T M Reynolds
    Clinical Chemistry Department, Queen s Hospital, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    J Clin Pathol 56:268-70. 2003
    ..Ethical considerations relating to genetic screening form a major part of the workload of research ethics committees. This study investigated the attitudes of research ethics committee members to several conditions ..
  80. pmc Ethics in studies on children and environmental health
    D F Merlo
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    J Med Ethics 33:408-13. 2007
    ..For evaluation of the studies including children, a paediatrician should always be involved in the research ethics committee...
  81. ncbi Problematic variation in local institutional review of a multicenter genetic epidemiology study
    Rita McWilliams
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 290:360-6. 2003
    ..Sequencing of the human genome provides an immense resource for studies correlating DNA variation and epidemiology. However, appropriately powered genetic epidemiology studies often require recruitment from multiple sites...
  82. pmc Ethical review of health research: a perspective from developing country researchers
    A A Hyder
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Med Ethics 30:68-72. 2004
    ....
  83. pmc Non-therapeutic research with minors: how do chairpersons of German research ethics committees decide?
    C Lenk
    Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Goettingen, Germany
    J Med Ethics 30:85-7. 2004
    Clinical trials in humans in Germany-as in many other countries-must be approved by local research ethics committees (RECs)...
  84. ncbi Ethics committees in western and central Africa: concrete foundations
    Pierre Effa
    Dev World Bioeth 7:136-42. 2007
    ..As a result of the commitment of mandated delegates, a further prominent outcome followed these workshops: the creation of national structures, where none existed before, dedicated to the ethical review of clinical trials...
  85. ncbi The roles and experiences of nonaffiliated and non-scientist members of institutional review boards
    Sohini Sengupta
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7164, USA
    Acad Med 78:212-8. 2003
    ..This study investigated the experiences of IRB lay members from leading academic medical institutions in the United States and presents their recommendations for future education and training...
  86. pmc Comparison of requirements of research ethics committees in 11 European countries for a non-invasive interventional study
    Hilary Hearnshaw
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 328:140-1. 2004
  87. ncbi Health research ethics review and needs of institutional ethics committees in Tanzania
    J K B Ikingura
    National Institute for Medical Research, P O Box 9653, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 9:154-8. 2007
    ..85) These findings indicate the need for capacity strengthening (through training and resource support), inclusion of more female representation and other mandatory professions to the research ethics committees.
  88. ncbi Writing an application for a human subjects institutional review board
    Henri G Colt
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Chest 130:1605-7. 2006
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  89. ncbi Financial relationships between institutional review board members and industry
    Eric G Campbell
    Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2321-9. 2006
    ..Little is known about the nature, extent, and consequences of financial relationships between industry and institutional review board (IRB) members in academic institutions. We surveyed IRB members about such relationships...
  90. ncbi Rationalizing risk assessment in human subject research
    Carl H Coleman
    Health Law and Policy Program, Seton Hall Law School, USA
    Ariz Law Rev 46:1-51. 2004
  91. ncbi Putting the "ethics" into "research ethics"
    Jeffrey Spike
    Florida State University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:51-3; author reply W15-8. 2005
  92. ncbi The current situation regarding the establishment of national ethical guidelines for biomedical research in Thailand and its neighboring countries
    Somei Kojima
    Asian Center of International Parasite Control, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:728-32. 2005
    ..This indicates that further efforts should be made to establish research guidelines and/or principles dealing with the human genome...
  93. ncbi Undue inducement: nonsense on stilts?
    Ezekiel J Emanuel
    National Institutes of Health, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:9-13; discussion W8-11, W17. 2005
  94. ncbi Human research protections: time for regulatory reform?
    Karen J Maschke
    Hastings Cent Rep 38:19-22. 2008
  95. ncbi The limitations of "vulnerability" as a protection for human research participants
    Carol Levine
    United Hospital Fund
    Am J Bioeth 4:44-9. 2004
    ..Certain individuals require ongoing protections of the kind already established in law and regulation, but attention must also be focused on characteristics of the research protocol and environment that present ethical challenges...
  96. ncbi Undue inducement: the only objection to payment?
    Ari VanderWalde
    UCLA, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:25-7. 2005
  97. ncbi Ethical considerations in phenomenological research
    Wendy Walker
    School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Nurse Res 14:36-45. 2007
    ..Wendy Walker examines some important ethical issues that researchers need to consider before and during phenomenological research. She argues that failure to address such issues means putting at risk the rights of research participants...
  98. ncbi The ethics of using QI methods to improve health care quality and safety
    Mary Ann Baily
    The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY 10524, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 36:S1-40. 2006
  99. pmc Informed consent: an international researchers' perspective
    Roberto Rivera
    Office of International Research Ethics, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27713, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:25-30. 2007
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  100. pmc Disclosing conflicts of interest in clinical research: views of institutional review boards, conflict of interest committees, and investigators
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Duke University School of Medicine, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 34:581-91, 481. 2006
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  101. ncbi Conducting ethical research in pediatrics: a brief historical overview and review of pediatric regulations
    Douglas S Diekema
    University of Washington, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Pediatr 149:S3-11. 2006
    ..Good research is ethical research, and that requires investigators who take seriously the importance of participant welfare, meaningful informed consent, and respect for research participants...

Research Grants71

  1. High Throughput Genotyping and DNA Sequencing for Studying the Genetic Contributi
    Sonia Dua; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The contractor is responsible for providing staff with the credentials required by CLIA. ..
  2. Sutureless Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Using Laser Tissue Welding: Preclinic
    Yasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Fibro-optic capable: Minimally invasive laparoscopic &robotic applications. ..
  3. Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccines for Humans
    Roy Curtiss; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will also develop a RASV using S. Typhi as vector to prevent transmission and infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ..
  4. Salmonella Vaccines Against Bacterial Enteropathogens
    Roy Curtiss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, this vaccine(s) should have a societal public health benefit of a magnitude similar to the impact of the smallpox vaccine. ..
  5. Non-invasive zoonotic pathogen exposure and outcome biomarkers with follow-up in
    Christopher D Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. A multicenter clinical trial of allopurinol to prevent GFR loss in T1D
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The reduction in morbidity and mortality resulting from this would have a major impact on the lives of T1D patients as well as on society at large, significantly reducing the human and financial costs associated with this condition. ..
  7. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases: Leveraging CA
    CAROL A contact WALLACE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With 95% of members working at academic centers, knowledge gained from research investigations will be rapidly disseminated and translated into practice. ..
  8. Anti- IL5 therapy for Churg-Strauss Syndrome: a double blind randomized, placebo-
    Michael E Wechsler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Design of a Multicenter Clinical Trial of Allopurinol to Prevent GFR Loss in T1D
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The reduction in morbidity and mortality resulting from this would have a major impact on the lives of T1D patients as well as on society at large, significantly reducing the human and financial costs associated with this condition. ..
  10. Biologic Activities of IL-36 Cytokines in Psoriasis
    Andrew Johnston; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  11. Vitamin D and Arterial Function in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Jessica B Kendrick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Furthermore, clinical and in vitro methods will be used to identify the mechanisms by which vitamin D affects vascular endothelial function, which will enhance our understanding of the non-calcemic effects of vitamin D. ..
  12. Core Center for BioBehavioral Sciences of Communication Disorders
    Mabel L Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PARC works collaboratively with the DEEC and ATT cores in developing the data management systems for integrative science. ..
  13. Inhibiting EGFR and ER pathways in NSCLC
    Edward B Garon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..At the conclusion of this research training, I will be well positioned to function as an independent physician scientist in patient-oriented lung cancer research, and I anticipate competing for independent research funding. ..
  14. Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Building Research Ethics and Oversight
    Susan M Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Ethical and Legal Challenges in Communicating Individual Biomonitoring and Person
    Rachel Morello-Frosch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Effect of Metformin on Vascular and Mitochondrial Function in Type 1 Diabetes
    Irene E Schauer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results of this study may validate a novel approach to T1D treatment that could significantly improve current management of cardiovascular disease risk in this high risk population. ..
  17. VCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
    Jerome F Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  18. Planning a clinical trial of Flash-heated breast milk to decrease morbidity, impr
    Caroline J Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. Treating cutaneous leishmaniasis by radio-frequency induced heat (RFH) therapy
    Abhay R Satoskar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  20. E-Education in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe
    MARTIN STROSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of note include: the establishment of a national bioethics center in Poland;the creation of new research ethics committees at several institutions, including the first such committee in Moldova;numerous peer-reviewed ..
  21. Randomized trial of active vitamin D, cholecalciferol and placebo for CKD-MBD
    Sharon M Moe; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The trial will compare vitamin D with active vitamin D or placebo in a multi center two year study to determine the differences in the effect on bone health, muscle strength, and kidney disease. ..
  22. Scripps Translational Science Institute (TL1)
    ERIC JEFFREY TOPOL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Fluorescein for Sentinel Lymph Node Detection
    James M McGreevy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Vestan has developed this technology to be inexpensive, high-impact, easy to manufacture, and commercially available within a very short time after completion of clinical trials. ..
  24. Comparative effectiveness of Brain Imaging and Blood Biomarkers in Alzheimer??s d
    Orly Lazarov; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. GENE EXPRESSION EXON ARRAY BIOMARKERS TO DIAGNOSE SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Terry W Osborn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If successful, this transforming development will establish a revolutionary platform to address the myriad of other mental disorders affecting 57 million Americans for which no 'objective'clinical test yet exists. ..
  26. Assessment of lung function in neonates and infants
    IULIAN CONSTANTIN RUSET; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One subject will be a neonate born prematurely who has early BPD. The second subject will be a neonate under care due to an hypoxic ischemic event. This subject's lungs should be structurally normal. ..
  27. ESTABLISHMENT OF RESEARCH RESOURCEFOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONM
    VAINORIOUS E; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  28. Preventive Approach to Congenital Heart Block with Hydroxychloroquine (PATCH)
    JILL PAMELA BUYON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A positive result will likely change the management of all anti-Ro positive women who have had a previous child with CHB. Furthermore, potential prevention would justify screening of all pregnant women for anti-Ro antibodies. ..
  29. Prevention of ischemia reperfusion injury associated with acute myocardial infarc
    Craig Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  30. Establichment of CHLA's ChilDREN Clinical Center
    KASPER SAONUN WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ChiLDREN will facilitate the accrual of larger cohorts of patients with these rare diseases to advance knowledge and treatment of these devastating diseases. ..
  31. Ameliorating Sickle Nephropathy and Pulmonary Hypertension
    Punam Malik; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  32. Neurologic manifestations of cerebrovascular disease in Da Nang, Viet Nam
    Annette L Fitzpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  33. Impact of Vaccination against GM2, GD2 and GD3 on Disease Free Survival in Resect
    Wolfgang W Scholz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The primary endpoint for this pivotal multicenter randomized trial is improvement in progression-free survival at one year. ..
  34. NEWBORN SCREENING TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH NETWORK (NBSTRN)
    Michael Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Maryland Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System: population-based surveillan
    Diana Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Two publications have been accepted for 2011 - a book chapter and journal research article on alcohol use during pregnancy. ..
  36. DRUG DEPENDENCE CLINICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
    Reese T Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Disposable Valved Intraurethral Catheter Feasibility
    Harvey D Homan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Neither urologists nor patients consider currently available devices to be satisfactory to the patients'comfort, cost of care, or medical performance. ..
  38. Fc receptor targeted therapy for immune hemolytic anemia
    Periasamy Selvaraj; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Project Description Page 6 ..
  39. Best Practices in Mental Health Research Ethics Conference Series
    James M DuBois; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed conference series will review empirical studies that address the ethical aspects of mental health research to identify best practices and areas requiring further investigation. ..
  40. Beta Camera and Laparoscopic Probe for Surgical Cancer Removal.
    FARHAD DAGHIGHIAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ROC analysis of the beta camera with visual detection of the surgeons will show if beta cameras added can help increase the rate of margin detection. ..
  41. A National Consortium to Explore the Genotypic Basis for ESRD in Lupus
    Robert P Kimberly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  42. Medication Intervention in Transitional Care to Optimize CKD Outcomes &Costs
    Katherine R Tuttle; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research is innovative because it integrates established clinical strategies with systems approaches to improve patient care, thereby testing a fundamentally new approach to advance CKD management. ..
  43. Anti IL5 and Churg Strauss Syndrome: a double blind, placebo controlled trial
    Michael E Wechsler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  44. Human Functional Brain Anatomy
    Allen W Song; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  45. Development of the Cellular Biomarker for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    MARJANA contact TOMIC CANIC; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  46. City of Hope Clinical Oncology Career Research Development Program
    Joanne E Mortimer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. Exploring Sarcoma Metastatic Potential
    KURT RICHARD WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As part of his career development, Dr. Weiss will continue to cultivate relationships and collaborations within these institutions in order to build a vigorous and productive sarcoma translational research program. ..
  48. An Evaluation of Treatment with Omalizumab to Improve the Asthmatic Response to a
    Thomas A Platts-Mills; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Taken together, these studies are designed to understand the importance of IgE antibodies and to better define the correct targets for the treatment of asthma that is designed to prevent exacerbations. ..
  49. Analysis of autophagy and mitochondrial homeostasis in a human iPS model of NCL
    JOHN FRANCOIS STAROPOLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  50. Restoration of Fecal Continence in Aging IAS
    Khalil N Bitar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Project Description Page 6 ..
  51. More and Better Lungs: Ex-Vivo Perfusion of Lungs from Non-Heart-Beating Donors
    Thomas M Egan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Successful study completion will revolutionize lung transplant and the care of patients with end-stage lung disease. ..
  52. Modulated Imaging: A Wide-field Optical Imaging Platform for Clinical Research
    Anthony J Durkin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Economically, the Modulated Imaging device will reduce hospital costs by eliminating unnecessary additional hospital days for these patients. ..
  53. Transcriptional Regulation of Retinal Development
    Mengqing Xiang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed studies together are expected to provide important insights into the genetic regulatory networks involved in retinal cell diversification and differentiation. Project Description Page 6 ..
  54. Global Network for Women's and Children's Health
    Edward A Liechty; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5.) All cause mortality in >6 month old infants will be decreased in experimental groups. If efficacy is shown, these are highly sustainable interventions that will improve the health and well being of vulnerable infants. ..
  55. Human Breast Cancer Stem Cell Surrogates
    Wendy A Woodward; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This approach could be used to select patients for individualized therapy using targeted sensitizing agents based on the proposed preclinical studies. ..
  56. A multicenter outpatient trial of a bihormonal bionic pancreas
    Steven J Russell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  57. NT-3 gene therapy to improve peripheral nerve function induced by genetic defect
    Zarife Sahenk; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..NT-3) to a phase 1 gene therapy clinical trial for CMT1A. This initial step is obtaining an IND and this proposal describes the studies necessary to make this possible. ..
  58. Feasibility of the Von Willebrand Disease Minimize Trial
    MARGARET VICTORIA RAGNI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  59. MSC Therapy & Immune Response in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Edwin M Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the outcome of this translational research will substantially impact the direction of the next generation of MSC clinical trials. ..
  60. Pre-clinical Models of Odontic Analogs by Endogenous Stem Cells
    Jeremy J Mao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  61. CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS
    Mark J Ratain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  62. Anesthesiology &Perioperative Medicine Research Training
    Tonya M Palermo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With the aging population, developing physician scientists capable of tackling scientific questions in this important arena of medicine should make care of surgery, trauma, and intensive care patients safer...
  63. ETHICS COURSE SCIENTIST-PARTICIPANT PARTNERSHIPS
    Celia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  64. Building a Joint International IRB for Moi University and Indiana University
    ERIC MARK MESLIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  65. Remediation of Word Processing and Short-Term Memory Deficits in Aphasia
    Nadine Martin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The efficacy of the treatment will be examined with probes of acquisition and maintenance in a multiple baseline across multiple stimuli design, and with comparisons of pre- and post-test ..
  66. Creating Collaborative Research Ethics Education with Costa Rica
    Elizabeth Heitman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A few national hospitals and academic medical centers have established research ethics committees, but only a small number of professionals have the knowledge of national and international standards ..
  67. Creating Internet-based Research Review, Approval, and Monitoring for Global Heal
    Peter Max Siba; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An important outcome of this project will be programs and monitoring tools that can be adapted by US based IRBs working in partnership with collaborators at other international research sites. ..
  68. Buildiing Research Ethics Capacity in Peru and the US
    Jesus Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..propose to train the individuals who will become the administrators and members of these local research ethics committees. A second objective is to share the knowledge gained in this effort with other investigators conducting ..
  69. Botswana Research Ethics Network: A Cross-National Approach to Ethics Review
    Jon F Merz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This effort will improve the capacity and quality of local review and increase the cultural and socioeconomic competencies of IRB staff and members in the U.S., resulting in higher quality ethical review of research. ..
  70. DISTANCE-LEARNING FOR IRBS ON ETHICAL ISSUES IN GENETICS
    Dorothy Wertz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  71. SHORT COURSE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN RESEARCH ETHICS
    Albert Jonsen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We will place this document on the Department of Medical History and Ethics web site. ..