Latest Human subject research Stories

2010-10-31 00:13:17

RCRC Independent Review Board Celebrates 25 Years of Trusted Service RCRC Independent Review Board Celebrates 25 Years of Trusted Service Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 RCRC Independent Review Board today announced it is celebrating 25 years as a trusted, leading provider of professional IRB services.

2010-10-08 14:13:56

The researcher whose revelations about unethical U.S. studies on syphilis in Guatemala in the 1940's led to apologies from the Obama administration last week has written a commentary for Bioethics Forum, the Hastings Center's online publication.

2010-10-06 17:15:10

This week, in a Health in Action article published in PLoS Medicine, Maria Merritt and colleagues (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) report on a Field Training Guide for Human Subjects Research Ethics that they have developed to help train field workers in research ethics.

2010-06-22 14:25:09

A lawyer and researcher at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics says a new legal and ethical framework needs to be placed around the donation and banking of human biological material, one that would more clearly define the terms of the material's use — and address donor expectations before research begins.

2010-05-28 17:56:46

The consent forms that people sign before participating in research are widely considered difficult to understand and sometimes inaccurate.

2010-05-11 11:02:00

DALLAS, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials announced recently that Baylor Research Institute (BRI), part of the Baylor Health Care System, was re-accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).

2009-11-30 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Awards for Excellence in Human Research Protection were announced today by Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, President and Founder of the Health Improvement Institute.

2009-11-09 14:00:51

Researchers from Tufts University and their community-based colleagues have identified several strategies to improve community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnerships.

2009-10-27 10:28:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to requests from clients, Schulman Associates IRB (Schulman) has expanded its IRB services into Canada. The Schulman Canadian Board's first official meeting is scheduled for this week. For North American studies which are conducted in both the U.S.

2009-05-21 14:00:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (NYSE Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") announced that on March 6, 2009, following two days of review, ETC received confirmation of acceptance of the ETC IRB proceedings from the NASA Langley IRB.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.