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 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. ClinicalTrials.gov Program Because all clinical trials funded in whole or in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are required to be registered and reported, we provide investigators with instructions to stay in compliance through our ClinicalTrials.gov program. Read more. Drug and Device Resource Service (DDRS) DDRS provides tools needed to help manage the development and use of investigational drugs and devices in research. The service is available for […]

Research Ethics Consult


The Research Ethics Consultation Service is to help 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 the following topics: Determining appropriate interventions 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. To learn more about the service view the following presentation by Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH  Conducting Ethical Research: Challenges and Tools Note: The service […]