Informed Consent

Individual Consent for Health Research: Ethical Obligations vs Public Good

Individual Consent for Health Research: Ethical Obligations vs Public Good

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A recent paper examines the circumstances in which public good outweighs the requirement that researchers receive individual consent to use a person's data.

Updated Common Rule Regulations for Medical Research in the 21st Century

Updated Common Rule Regulations for Medical Research in the 21st Century

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The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent while introducing a new concept of "broad consent".

Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing Pros and Cons: Q&A

Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing Pros and Cons: Q&A

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Cancer Therapy Advisor asked Dr Roberts about the PGen Study and the implications for DTC cancer risk testing in the future.

Informed Consent in Medical Research: A Q&A

Informed Consent in Medical Research: A Q&A

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New methods of obtaining consent are offering options that can bridge the geographic distances between researcher and participant, while making study information more easily accessible.

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