Bioethics.net » Research Ethics http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:10:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Is There an Ethical Obligation to Disclose Controversial Risk? A Question From the ACCORD Trial http://www.bioethics.net/articles/is-there-an-ethical-obligation-to-disclose-controversial-risk-a-question-from-the-accord-trial/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/is-there-an-ethical-obligation-to-disclose-controversial-risk-a-question-from-the-accord-trial/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:21:44 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=51362 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/is-there-an-ethical-obligation-to-disclose-controversial-risk-a-question-from-the-accord-trial/feed/ 0 Another Scandal Rocks the Stem Cell World http://www.bioethics.net/2014/04/another-scandal-rocks-the-stem-cell-world/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/04/another-scandal-rocks-the-stem-cell-world/#comments Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:04:55 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=ad8cc127fe734ee6f9efaed17e9d1869 http://www.bioethics.net/2014/04/another-scandal-rocks-the-stem-cell-world/feed/ 0 Guidance published on informing study participants about findings with potential health implications http://www.bioethics.net/news/guidance-published-on-informing-study-participants-about-findings-with-potential-health-implications/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/guidance-published-on-informing-study-participants-about-findings-with-potential-health-implications/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:17:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51029 http://www.bioethics.net/news/guidance-published-on-informing-study-participants-about-findings-with-potential-health-implications/feed/ 0 PatientsLikeMe Launches “Data for Good” Campaign to Encourage Health Data Sharing to Advance Medicine http://www.bioethics.net/news/patientslikeme-launches-data-for-good-campaign-to-encourage-health-data-sharing-to-advance-medicine/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/patientslikeme-launches-data-for-good-campaign-to-encourage-health-data-sharing-to-advance-medicine/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:14:36 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51027 http://www.bioethics.net/news/patientslikeme-launches-data-for-good-campaign-to-encourage-health-data-sharing-to-advance-medicine/feed/ 0 Why I, a founder of PLOS, am forsaking open access http://www.bioethics.net/news/why-i-a-founder-of-plos-am-forsaking-open-access/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/why-i-a-founder-of-plos-am-forsaking-open-access/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:13:17 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=51026 http://www.bioethics.net/news/why-i-a-founder-of-plos-am-forsaking-open-access/feed/ 0 Cute with a Good Story: Social Media Selects Experimental Subjects http://www.bioethics.net/2014/04/cute-with-a-good-story-social-media-selects-experimental-subjects/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/04/cute-with-a-good-story-social-media-selects-experimental-subjects/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:20:10 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=51013 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

For patients with a serious illness, accessing cutting edge drugs has just taken a new turn. In the past, a patient with cancer would undergo conventional treatments. If that failed, then he or she would be considered for a clinical trial of a new drug that may (or may not) have the potential to affect the disease. Entry into trials is strict with controls for potential subjects’ age, sex, type and stage of cancer, treatments already tried, and more.…

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Crowdsourcing medical decisions: Ethicists worry Josh Hardy case may set bad precedent http://www.bioethics.net/news/crowdsourcing-medical-decisions-ethicists-worry-josh-hardy-case-may-set-bad-precedent/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/crowdsourcing-medical-decisions-ethicists-worry-josh-hardy-case-may-set-bad-precedent/#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:34:20 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50943 http://www.bioethics.net/news/crowdsourcing-medical-decisions-ethicists-worry-josh-hardy-case-may-set-bad-precedent/feed/ 0 Ethics and Empiricism in the Formation of Professional Guidelines http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethics-and-empiricism-in-the-formation-of-professional-guidelines/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethics-and-empiricism-in-the-formation-of-professional-guidelines/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:10:58 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=50905 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethics-and-empiricism-in-the-formation-of-professional-guidelines/feed/ 0 Informed Consent Still Necessary for Research on Human Subjects http://www.bioethics.net/2014/03/informed-consent-still-necessary-for-research-on-human-subjects/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/03/informed-consent-still-necessary-for-research-on-human-subjects/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:03:24 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=3d66fb6659967ad6c34bb5c4bd47cf00 http://www.bioethics.net/2014/03/informed-consent-still-necessary-for-research-on-human-subjects/feed/ 0 Company Makes Drug Available To Ailing Boy Following Public Outcry http://www.bioethics.net/news/company-makes-drug-available-to-ailing-boy-following-public-outcry/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/company-makes-drug-available-to-ailing-boy-following-public-outcry/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:41:34 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50835 http://www.bioethics.net/news/company-makes-drug-available-to-ailing-boy-following-public-outcry/feed/ 0 One Author of a Startling Stem Cell Study Calls for Its Retraction http://www.bioethics.net/news/one-author-of-a-startling-stem-cell-study-calls-for-its-retraction/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/one-author-of-a-startling-stem-cell-study-calls-for-its-retraction/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:11:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50816 http://www.bioethics.net/news/one-author-of-a-startling-stem-cell-study-calls-for-its-retraction/feed/ 0 Elizabeth Warren vows fight for gender equality in medical studies http://www.bioethics.net/news/elizabeth-warren-vows-fight-for-gender-equality-in-medical-studies/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/elizabeth-warren-vows-fight-for-gender-equality-in-medical-studies/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:10:22 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50815 http://www.bioethics.net/news/elizabeth-warren-vows-fight-for-gender-equality-in-medical-studies/feed/ 0 China Cracks Down on DNA Testing http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-dna-testing/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-dna-testing/#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:13:04 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50752 http://www.bioethics.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-dna-testing/feed/ 0 Scientists Question Safety Of Genetically Altering Human Eggs http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-question-safety-of-genetically-altering-human-eggs/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-question-safety-of-genetically-altering-human-eggs/#comments Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:47:12 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50728 http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-question-safety-of-genetically-altering-human-eggs/feed/ 0 Multisite Ethics Review of Research Involving Humans http://www.bioethics.net/2014/02/multisite-ethics-review-of-research-involving-humans/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/02/multisite-ethics-review-of-research-involving-humans/#comments Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:02:46 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?guid=0ce443bc14860afcfbfcb54be6d38b58 http://www.bioethics.net/2014/02/multisite-ethics-review-of-research-involving-humans/feed/ 0 AJOB Empirical Bioethics: A Home for Empirical Bioethics Scholarship http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ajob-empirical-bioethics-a-home-for-empirical-bioethics-scholarship/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ajob-empirical-bioethics-a-home-for-empirical-bioethics-scholarship/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:13:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=50634 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ajob-empirical-bioethics-a-home-for-empirical-bioethics-scholarship/feed/ 0 Ethical Review of Health Systems Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Conceptual Exploration http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethical-review-of-health-systems-research-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-conceptual-exploration/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethical-review-of-health-systems-research-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-conceptual-exploration/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:43:08 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=50630 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ethical-review-of-health-systems-research-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-conceptual-exploration/feed/ 0 Connecting Health Systems Research Ethics to a Broader Health Equity Agenda http://www.bioethics.net/articles/connecting-health-systems-research-ethics-to-a-broader-health-equity-agenda/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/connecting-health-systems-research-ethics-to-a-broader-health-equity-agenda/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:32:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=50628 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/connecting-health-systems-research-ethics-to-a-broader-health-equity-agenda/feed/ 0 Scientist’s Experiment in Fundraising http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-experiment-in-fundraising/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-experiment-in-fundraising/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:39:30 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50543 http://www.bioethics.net/news/scientists-experiment-in-fundraising/feed/ 0 J&J Sets Drug Data Free in ‘YODA’ Collaboration With Yale http://www.bioethics.net/news/jj-sets-drug-data-free-in-yoda-collaboration-with-yale/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/jj-sets-drug-data-free-in-yoda-collaboration-with-yale/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:16:48 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50409 http://www.bioethics.net/news/jj-sets-drug-data-free-in-yoda-collaboration-with-yale/feed/ 0 Vitamin D Blog: Protection Is Futile http://www.bioethics.net/news/vitamin-d-blog-protection-is-futile/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/vitamin-d-blog-protection-is-futile/#comments Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:49:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=50312 http://www.bioethics.net/news/vitamin-d-blog-protection-is-futile/feed/ 0 Quality Improvement Ethics: Lessons From the SUPPORT Study http://www.bioethics.net/articles/quality-improvement-ethics-lessons-from-the-support-study/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/quality-improvement-ethics-lessons-from-the-support-study/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:20:51 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49993 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/quality-improvement-ethics-lessons-from-the-support-study/feed/ 0 Informed Consent and Standard of Care: What Must Be Disclosed http://www.bioethics.net/articles/informed-consent-and-standard-of-care-what-must-be-disclosed/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/informed-consent-and-standard-of-care-what-must-be-disclosed/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:18:58 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49992 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/informed-consent-and-standard-of-care-what-must-be-disclosed/feed/ 0 What Should Be Disclosed to Research Participants? http://www.bioethics.net/articles/what-should-be-disclosed-to-research-participants/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/what-should-be-disclosed-to-research-participants/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:16:39 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49991 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/what-should-be-disclosed-to-research-participants/feed/ 0 The SUPPORT Controversy and the Debate Over Research Within the Standard of Care http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-support-controversy-and-the-debate-over-research-within-the-standard-of-care/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-support-controversy-and-the-debate-over-research-within-the-standard-of-care/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:03:50 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49990 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-support-controversy-and-the-debate-over-research-within-the-standard-of-care/feed/ 0 Where Have All the Negative Results Gone? http://www.bioethics.net/2013/12/where-have-all-the-negative-results-gone/ http://www.bioethics.net/2013/12/where-have-all-the-negative-results-gone/#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:57:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=49942 by Craig M. Klugman, PhD

This week I gave a lecture at a university in Texas on ways to teach research ethics. A question from the audience led to a conversation about the stresses and pressures that lead researchers to be involved with ethically questionable activities. I mentioned that among the pressures are to maintain and increase funding as well as to get published. This pressure manifests itself in the fact that we are more likely to publish positive results than negative.…

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The Use of Deception in Public Health Behavioral Intervention Trials: A Case Study of Three Online Alcohol Trials http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-use-of-deception-in-public-health-behavioral-intervention-trials-a-case-study-of-three-online-alcohol-trials/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-use-of-deception-in-public-health-behavioral-intervention-trials-a-case-study-of-three-online-alcohol-trials/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:09:43 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49716 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-use-of-deception-in-public-health-behavioral-intervention-trials-a-case-study-of-three-online-alcohol-trials/feed/ 0 The parental consent dilemma: Saving extremely premature babies by signing forms http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-parental-consent-dilemma-saving-extremely-premature-babies-by-signing-forms/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-parental-consent-dilemma-saving-extremely-premature-babies-by-signing-forms/#comments Mon, 21 Oct 2013 19:24:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=49605 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-parental-consent-dilemma-saving-extremely-premature-babies-by-signing-forms/feed/ 0 When Cancer Treatment and Medical Ethics Clashed on the Bowery http://www.bioethics.net/news/when-cancer-treatment-and-medical-ethics-clashed-on-the-bowery/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/when-cancer-treatment-and-medical-ethics-clashed-on-the-bowery/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:41:31 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=49515 http://www.bioethics.net/news/when-cancer-treatment-and-medical-ethics-clashed-on-the-bowery/feed/ 0 NIH Scrambles to Catch Up After U.S. Shutdown http://www.bioethics.net/news/nih-scrambles-to-catch-up-after-u-s-shutdown/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/nih-scrambles-to-catch-up-after-u-s-shutdown/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:39:48 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=49514 http://www.bioethics.net/news/nih-scrambles-to-catch-up-after-u-s-shutdown/feed/ 0 Understanding What Participants in Empirical Bioethical Studies Mean: Historical Cautions From William James and Ludwig Wittgenstein http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-what-participants-in-empirical-bioethical-studies-mean-historical-cautions-from-william-james-and-ludwig-wittgenstein/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-what-participants-in-empirical-bioethical-studies-mean-historical-cautions-from-william-james-and-ludwig-wittgenstein/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:29:54 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49471 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-what-participants-in-empirical-bioethical-studies-mean-historical-cautions-from-william-james-and-ludwig-wittgenstein/feed/ 0 Understanding the Severity of Wrongdoing in Health Care Delivery and Research: Lessons Learned From a Historiometric Study of 100 Cases http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-the-severity-of-wrongdoing-in-health-care-delivery-and-research-lessons-learned-from-a-historiometric-study-of-100-cases/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-the-severity-of-wrongdoing-in-health-care-delivery-and-research-lessons-learned-from-a-historiometric-study-of-100-cases/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:28:33 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49470 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/understanding-the-severity-of-wrongdoing-in-health-care-delivery-and-research-lessons-learned-from-a-historiometric-study-of-100-cases/feed/ 0 Moral Stress, Moral Practice, and Ethical Climate in Community-Based Drug-Use Research: Views From the Front Line http://www.bioethics.net/articles/moral-stress-moral-practice-and-ethical-climate-in-community-based-drug-use-research-views-from-the-front-line/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/moral-stress-moral-practice-and-ethical-climate-in-community-based-drug-use-research-views-from-the-front-line/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:27:45 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49469 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/moral-stress-moral-practice-and-ethical-climate-in-community-based-drug-use-research-views-from-the-front-line/feed/ 0 Empirically Derived Knowledge on Adolescent Assent to Pediatric Biomedical Research http://www.bioethics.net/articles/empirically-derived-knowledge-on-adolescent-assent-to-pediatric-biomedical-research/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/empirically-derived-knowledge-on-adolescent-assent-to-pediatric-biomedical-research/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:26:53 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49468 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/empirically-derived-knowledge-on-adolescent-assent-to-pediatric-biomedical-research/feed/ 0 Behavioral Science Research Informs Bioethical Issues in the Conduct of Large-Scale Studies of Children’s Disease Risk http://www.bioethics.net/articles/behavioral-science-research-informs-bioethical-issues-in-the-conduct-of-large-scale-studies-of-childrens-disease-risk/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/behavioral-science-research-informs-bioethical-issues-in-the-conduct-of-large-scale-studies-of-childrens-disease-risk/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:25:59 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49467 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/behavioral-science-research-informs-bioethical-issues-in-the-conduct-of-large-scale-studies-of-childrens-disease-risk/feed/ 0 Contributions of Psychological Science to Empirical Bioethics http://www.bioethics.net/articles/contributions-of-psychological-science-to-empirical-bioethics/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/contributions-of-psychological-science-to-empirical-bioethics/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:24:22 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=49466 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http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=48941 http://www.bioethics.net/news/texas-woman-with-cancer-pressuring-experimental-drug-maker-for-compassionate-access/feed/ 0 A Systems-Level Approach to Resolve Tension between Research Misconduct and Confidentiality http://www.bioethics.net/articles/a-systems-level-approach-to-resolve-tension-between-research-misconduct-and-confidentiality/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/a-systems-level-approach-to-resolve-tension-between-research-misconduct-and-confidentiality/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:51:22 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=48820 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/a-systems-level-approach-to-resolve-tension-between-research-misconduct-and-confidentiality/feed/ 0 Managing Disclosure of Research Misconduct by a Graduate Student to a University Mental Health Professional During a Clinical Counseling Session http://www.bioethics.net/articles/managing-disclosure-of-research-misconduct-by-a-graduate-student-to-a-university-mental-health-professional-during-a-clinical-counseling-session/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/managing-disclosure-of-research-misconduct-by-a-graduate-student-to-a-university-mental-health-professional-during-a-clinical-counseling-session/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:50:28 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=48819 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/managing-disclosure-of-research-misconduct-by-a-graduate-student-to-a-university-mental-health-professional-during-a-clinical-counseling-session/feed/ 0 Relationships Matter: Ethical Considerations for Returning Results to Family Members of Deceased Subjects http://www.bioethics.net/articles/relationships-matter-ethical-considerations-for-returning-results-to-family-members-of-deceased-subjects/ 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21:47:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=48814 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/what-does-the-duty-to-warn-require/feed/ 0 The Ethics of Contacting Family Members of a Subject in a Genetic Research Study to Return Results for an Autosomal Dominant Syndrome http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-ethics-of-contacting-family-members-of-a-subject-in-a-genetic-research-study-to-return-results-for-an-autosomal-dominant-syndrome/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-ethics-of-contacting-family-members-of-a-subject-in-a-genetic-research-study-to-return-results-for-an-autosomal-dominant-syndrome/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:46:19 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=48813 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/the-ethics-of-contacting-family-members-of-a-subject-in-a-genetic-research-study-to-return-results-for-an-autosomal-dominant-syndrome/feed/ 0 Challenging Cases in Research Ethics http://www.bioethics.net/articles/challenging-cases-in-research-ethics/ 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In the 1983 comedic film, The Man with Two Brains,”  Steve Martin’s character falls in love with a female brain preserved in a jar. The brain can communicate with Martin and they fall in love. Similarly, in the world of the soon-to-be-retired cartoon “Futurama,” most celebrities and politicians are kept as heads in a jar after death, where they can speak, eat, and even run the country.

On July 1, President Obama requested that the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues “identify a set of core ethical standards—both to guide neuroscience research and to address some of the ethical dilemmas that may be raised by the application of neuroscience research findings.” This request is part of his BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) that was announced April 2.…

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UC Davis surgeons resign after bacteria-in-brain dispute http://www.bioethics.net/news/uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-bacteria-in-brain-dispute-read-more-here-httpwww-sacbee-com201308255678851uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-htmlstorylinkcpy/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-bacteria-in-brain-dispute-read-more-here-httpwww-sacbee-com201308255678851uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-htmlstorylinkcpy/#comments Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:03:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=48662 http://www.bioethics.net/news/uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-bacteria-in-brain-dispute-read-more-here-httpwww-sacbee-com201308255678851uc-davis-surgeons-resign-after-htmlstorylinkcpy/feed/ 0 Reporting to NIH on Race and Ethnicity of Clinical Research Participants http://www.bioethics.net/news/reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants-see-more-at-httpnexus-od-nih-govall20130821reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants-see-more-at-httpnexus-od-nih-govall20130821reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants/#comments Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:56:36 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=48659 http://www.bioethics.net/news/reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants-see-more-at-httpnexus-od-nih-govall20130821reporting-to-nih-on-race-and-ethnicity-of-clinical-research-participants/feed/ 0