Category Research Ethics

COVID-19 measures in animal labs: Bad news for rodents

Andrew Fenton reflects on a recent Science magazine article outlining the management of some laboratory rodent populations as a result of COVID-19.

Ensuring the integrity of clinical research

Ramseyer Apau Bediako and Chris Kaposy urge research ethics boards to be more proactive in their research oversight responsibility.

A Look at the Ethics of Partnering with Patients in Research

Michael McDonald details the importance of partnering with patients in research.

The Need for Ethical Expertise in Animal Research Assessment

Caroline Vardigans reconsiders the role of the professional ethicist in the research approval process and argues for their inclusion on Animal Care Committees.

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.