Top resource: Research Ethics (ResearchEthics.ca), which includes:
Publications & Policies:
"AIDS vaccines: immune to quick success," by Jeffrey Kahn
- “A University Wide Model for the Ethical Review of Human Subjects Research” Research Ethics Review 1(2): 39-44.
- "Conflict of
interest in research, education and patient care", Trudo Lemmens, Peter
A. Singer, CMAJ 1998;159:960-5.
of approved research by Canadian Research Ethics Boards". Weijer C.
Canadian Medical Association Journal 2001, 164: 1305-1308.
research ethics," Howard Mann, CMAJ, September 17, 2002; 167 (6)
research ethics," Lorraine E. Ferris,
CMAJ, September 17, 2002; 167 (6)
by Henry B. Dinsdale, President of NCEHR (National Council on Ethics in Human
ethical analysis of risk." Weijer C. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
2000, 28: 344-361.
ethics wars: disputes over international research." Weijer C, Anderson JA.
Hastings Center Report 2001, 31(3): 18-20.
Soldiers?" by Jeffrey Kahn
Standards for Privately Funded Health Research," by Chris MacDonald
pharmaceutical trials and research ethics boards: Are they cloaked in too much
secrecy?" Lorraine E. Ferris, CMAJ, May 14, 2002; 166 (10)
Informed Consent, Confidentiality and the Law: Implications of the Tri-Council
Policy Statement, by Ted Palys and John Lowman
Unblinding a clinical trial for individual gain," by Seymour Katz, Robert
V. DiGregorio, Amy Wong, Alicia Williams and Florence Singh
"Placebos: Deceptive benefits," by Jeffrey Kahn
"Placebo trials and
tribulations," by Charles Weijer
(Bioethics for clinicians 10) by Weijer C, Dickens B, Meslin E.
Canadian Medical Association Journal 1997; 156: 1153-1157.
"Shopping for clinical trials: New NIH Web site raises ethical issues," by
"Sugar pills vs medicine: The ethics behind placebo-controlled trials," by
Chris MacDonald (Parkhurst Exchange, January 2002)
"Too Old to
Benefit? Why are so Few Seniors in Cancer Research?" by Jeffrey Kahn
Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans"
(comments by Michael McDonald, co-chair of the Tri-Council Working Group that
authored the document upon which the TCPS is based)
"Using Short Writing
Assignments in Teaching Research Ethics", by Kenneth D. Pimple
"Using Small Group
Assignments in Teaching Research Ethics," by Kenneth D. Pimple
equipoise, and not the uncertainty principle, is the moral underpinning of the
RCT". Weijer C, Glass KC, Shapiro S. British Medical Journal 2000;
Government Agencies & Committees:
See also Biomedical &
Health Care Ethics Resources on WWW
Animal Welfare and the
Ethics of Animal Use