Tag Archives: clinical trials

Psychedelics, Doing Science, and Policing History

Erika Dyck describes how the recent surge in psychedelic research presents opportunities to rethink how we do science, and how we measure the impact of science.

The Zika Vaccine Research Agenda & Pregnant Women

The Ethics Working Group on ZIKV Research & Pregnancy provides recommendations to ensure that pregnant women are responsibly and equitably included in the Zika virus vaccine research and development agenda.

Clinical Trial Disaster in France

Jonathan Kimmelman comments on the recent phase 1 clinical research trial that left one healthy volunteer brain dead and five others hospitalized.

The Opacity of Bill C-17’s Transparency Amendments

Matthew Herder says it is unclear whether the ‘Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law)’ will provide greater transparency in Canadian drug regulation.

Call-In Campaign to End Psychiatric Research Abuse at the University of Minnesota

 Carl Elliott asks for your help with getting crucial information on the suicide of Dan Markingson made public.

The Silence of the Bioethicists

Leigh Turner continues to question in the face of silence.

On Silence in the Dan Markingson Case

Kirstin Borgerson explains why audiences presented with the facts in the Markingson case react with silence, and offers some thoughts on how bioethicists might break that silence.