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2011-12-15 12:50:28

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.

2011-09-27 12:00:00

Quorum Review IRB is introducing a new ethics board located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2011-01-27 00:00:00

In an effort to increase access to Lucanix, IRCC has been chosen as the first U.S.

2011-01-24 08:20:00

IRBNet's free report provides objective performance metrics for the human subjects research protection oversight field, enabling hospitals, universities and government research institutions to make performance comparisons and drive process improvements CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.

2011-01-21 16:14:12

Obtaining consent for genetic studies can be an opportunity for researchers to foster respectful engagement with participants, not merely to mitigate legal risk.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.