Thoughts from the 2016 PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research Conference

The CUNY team at PRIM&R Advancing Ethical Research 2016 Every year, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a professional organization dedicated to promoting research ethics and supporting research professionals, hosts a conference titled "Advancing Ethical Research." This year, multiple CUNY representatives traveled to Anaheim to attend the conference. We asked them to share what …

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ARTICLE REVIEW: “Hoaxing, Forging, Trimming, and Cooking”: Ignoring Deliberate Misconduct in Research

Irreproducibility has long been a problem in scientific inquiry.  While this can sometimes be blamed on a lack of skill or poor methodology, it can also be due to cheating and forgery that should be addressed aggressively[1].  In a recent article in Nature, titled “Stop Ignoring Research Misconduct”, authors Donald S. Kornfeld and Sandra L. …

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UPDATE: Congress to vote on major healthcare bill on 11/30/16

UPDATE 11/30/16: The bill was passed by the House of Representatives and will move to a Senate vote. UPDATE 12/6/2016: The bill was passed by the Senate and will now go to President Barack Obama to be signed into law. Tomorrow, November 30th, 2016, the House of Representatives will vote on a massive bipartisan healthcare research bill, …

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