Bioethics

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    Columbia University

    The mission of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is to advance discoveries, knowledge, and innovation to improve human health across the lifespan for diverse populations in upper Manhattan and around the world. By mobilizing and connecting Columbia University’s researchers, we aim to create a seamless integration of community and academic partnerships. Our commitment to train a multi-faceted workforce, provide vital resources to researchers, and improve the efficiency of research processes, promotes the collaborative team science framework needed to translate research discoveries into effective interventions that address current and future health concerns.

    We provide over 70 different services and programs focused on education and training, seed funding, bioinformatics, biostatistics, clinical research, lifespan research and special populations, regulatory knowledge and bioethics, an off-site community facility and health informatics websites.
  • The University of Pennsylvania will be conducting a mixed methods study, funded by NCATS through a bioethics supplement to the University of Pennsylvania’s CTSA, to examine institutional approaches to prioritizing COVID-19 trials. The goal of this study is to understand relevant processes and criteria applied during the pandemic, as well as perspectives on potentially extending these approaches to
  • Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr

    Objectives: The goal of this study was to examine the attitudes of PA rural residents toward data sharing in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately better understand rural residents’ willingness to provide personal information to public health staff investigating COVID-19 cases, as well as their concerns. Methods: 4000 surveys were mailed to rural residents identified from the

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    University Of Colorado Denver
    Nov 4, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 03:00 pm MT The theme of this year's HYBRID conference is COVID-19 Research in the News: What Ethical Issues Does This Raise? KEYNOTE PRESENTER: Timothy Caulfield, Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. FLASH TALKS: Michelle Barron, MD COVID-19 Hindsite is 2020: Masks & Personal Stories Senior Director of Infection Prevention and
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    University of Virginia

    Applications are still open! We will be accepting applicants on a rolling basis with final applications due by 11:59PM ET, January 31, 2022 The University of Virginia is organizing a Biomedical Data Science Innovation Lab to foster the development of new interdisciplinary teams via a facilitated and mentored format to tackle data science challenges arising from the use of large-scale neuroscience

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    University of Virginia

    iTHRIV is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2021-2022 Biomedical Data Science Innovation Lab (BDSIL). This year's topic is Ethical Challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Biomedicine. This BDSIL will promote collaboration between quantitative and biomedical researchers towards the development of novel or significantly adapted models, methods, and approaches for overcoming difficult ethical

  • Session recordings and slide presentations are now available from the DC CTSA Consortium's 2021 DC CTSA Spring Regulatory Update & Hot Topics in Clinical and Translational Research. Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis (4/23/21) Keynote, featuring David Diemert, MD, FRCP(C) Panel 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Research, Recruitment, and Testing Panel 2: Regulatory Issues Related to

  • Qualitative data—such as data from interview or focus group studies—has a unique value in understanding health behaviors and traits. It is often used to understand attitudes and preferences, as well as complex and hidden behaviors. Qualitative research has led to deeper understandings of risk factors for HIV, teen pregnancy, and illegal drug use. When participants are asked to share information

  • Mayo Clinic Proceedings recently added a new section, The Compass, which aims to promote discussion and analysis of bioethics issues, "questions of moral and clinical decision-making.” Some hot topics include artificial intelligence, burnout, financial conflicts and other emerging and under-examined issues. "We're attempting to fill an unmet need within the medical literature, where these ethical

  • Jennifer Ronnenberg has lived with cystic fibrosis for years. But last year, thanks to a double lung transplant, she was able to start breathing on her own. Jennifer is the guest of honor at a screening of "Five Feet Apart" hosted by the Mayo Clinic Bioethics Research Program. During the discussion panel that follows, community members will have the opportunity to ask her about her experience as a

  • Building on previous forums that explored the importance of trust and trustworthiness in research, the 4th CCTS Bioethics Forum focused on new issues raised by the return of results in large population-based clinical and genetic studies. Leading PIs and bioethicists from the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) and the Jackson Heart Study shared lessons learned at the March 2019 event. A

  • “It is our responsibility to make sure that that we get safe and ethical products to our patients,” says Zubin Master, Ph.D., an associate consultant in the Biomedical Ethics Research Program at Mayo Clinic. “Our early experience in this process will pay off when more of these therapies become available through legal and approved pathways, and we translate them into the clinical practice for a