Tag Archive: Ethics

4th Annual Trends in Clinical Research


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Save the Date: Trends in Clinical Research Seminar Nov 8


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ICTR in the News: Bioethicists Call For Caution in Use of Rare Experimental Fetal Therapy


The following article profiles work performed by ICTR researcher Jeremy Sugarman, Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the deputy director for medicine of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at The Johns Hopkins University. Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential treatment, known as amnioinfusion. The article, published ahead of print in Obstetrics & Gynecology, calls for […]

Regulatory & Ethics Support


The ICTR offers education, expert advice and resources to better equip study teams to conduct research that is ethical, relevant and responsive to the interests of patients and research participants.

Research Ethics Consultation


The Research Ethics Consultation Service helps to raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process. Consults may be requested for ethical issues arising during study development, conduct, analysis and publication. Our consultants offer ethical guidance on topics such as: Determining appropriate interventions and controls to include in studies; Maintaining confidentiality in recruitment; Using alternative approaches to informed consent; and Responding appropriately when an unforeseen event occurs during data collection. Note: The service is not designed to “pre-review” submissions to the IRB nor to review or draft consent documents. Submit a Connection Request […]

Research Ethics Consultation


The Research Ethics Consultation Service helps to raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process. Consults may be requested for ethical issues arising during study development, conduct, analysis and publication. Our consultants offer ethical guidance on topics such as: Determining appropriate interventions and controls to include in studies; Maintaining confidentiality in recruitment; Using alternative approaches to informed consent; and Responding appropriately when an unforeseen event occurs during data collection. Note: The service is not designed to “pre-review” submissions to the IRB nor to review or draft consent documents. Submit a Connection Request […]