Our Michelle Huckaby Lewis comments on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequel’ an op-ed by Rebecca Skloot

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Comprehensive Database

March 15, 2013

New Database is ‘Stepping-Stone’ to Full Assessment of Protections for Human Research Subjects

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Misconception

February 7, 2013

Medical ethics is finally catching up with those of us who have depended on clinical trials for treatment

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Nearly 40 years after the Belmont Report, guidelines to protect human research subjects impede the efficient generation and exchange of knowledge. In response, a radical new ethics proposal

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Johns Hopkins bioethicists lead a call to reform the ethical foundation of the changing American healthcare system

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Research Chimps Go To Haven

December 21, 2012

All chimpanzees formerly used by the US federal government for biomedical research at New Iberia Research Center will be retired to Chimp Haven, a federal sanctuary in Louisiana

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Johns Hopkins bioethicist Debra Mathews, PhD, MA, has been appointed to the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission.

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Op-Ed: Compensation

June 21, 2012

Victims of morally egregious government programs should receive compensation

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