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2013-11-01 23:25:23

Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces Regulatory Attorney J. Claire Carbary, JD, CIP, as a presenter at the 2013 PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research Conference. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in central IRB services, announces Regulatory Attorney J. Claire Carbary, JD, CIP, as a presenter at the 2013 PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research Conference. The conference takes place November 7-9, in Boston, MA....

2012-01-10 15:33:56

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will invest approximately $1.8 million to increase its efforts to improve the treatment and prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in Guatemala and to further strengthen ethical training on human research protections.  Building on existing work by HHS agencies, these new activities are part of the Obama Administration's commitment to ensuring that the United States has the strongest possible human subject...

2011-12-15 12:50:28

Current regulations are robust, but should be improved The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues today issued its report concerning federally-sponsored research involving human volunteers, concluding that current rules and regulations provide adequate safeguards to mitigate risk. In its report, "Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subjects Research," the Commission also recommended 14 changes to current practices to better protect research subjects, and...

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2011-07-22 14:27:21

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Friday that the government is contemplating various ways of enhancing the regulations overseeing research on human subjects. HHS said in a statement that before making changes to the regulations, the government is seeking the public's input on issues related to the ethics, safety, and oversight of human research. The changes under consideration were published in the Federal Register.  "The adoption of the Common Rule...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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