Tag Archives: research ethics

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.

The Costs of Chimpanzee Research

Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.

Pushing the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Françoise Baylis calls for a better alignment of the science and ethics of human embryo research.

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.

The SUPPORT Debate Continues

Alice Dreger reports and comments on the recent SUPPORT debate at the ASBH meeting in Atlanta.

Looking at and Learning from SUPPORT’s Ethical Failures

Rory Kraft examines “a difference in the weighting of ethical standards.”