September 23, 2015

Workshop on the Use of Biospecimens Calls for Broad Initial Consent with Oversight

(Medical Xpress) – In the recent edition of the American Journal of Bioethics, the target article, authored by a consortium of participants of a workshop hosted by the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center’s Department of Bioethics, discussed broad consent … Read More

September 23, 2015

Western Develops First-Ever Ethical Framework for fMRI Research

(Western Gazette) – Western’s neuroscientists and philosophers have teamed up to develop the first-ever ethical framework for research while designing and conducting fMRI studies for individuals with severe brain injuries. The proposed guidelines, entitled “Ethical considerations in functional magnetic resonance … Read More

September 15, 2015

A New Edition of Medical Law Review is Now Available

Medical Law Review (vol. 23, no. 3, 2015) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Offender Personality Disorder Pathway: Risking Rehabilitation?” by Leon McRae “Legal Bases for Disclosing Confidential Patient Information for Public Health” Distinguishing between Health Protection and … Read More

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