Research Ethics Workshop Held in Bahrain, January 5-7, 2014

Participants at Bahrain Workshop

A 3-day research ethics workshop was held at the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain, January 4-7, 2014.   More than 30 participants from Bahrain, Qatar, U.A.E., Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Oman attended this conference, which was organized by Dr. Adel M. Medhkour, Director of the Clinical Research Center at the Arabian …

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Sara-Lavinia Brair Presents at PRIM&R Conference – November 6, 2013

Dr. Sara-Lavinia Brair, MERETI Scholar from 2011, gave a presentation at the Advancing Clinical Research at the PRIM&R Conference that was held in Boston, November 4-6, 2013. The topic of her talk was Applying the Belmont Principles in Sudan. Sara’s presentation focused on the efforts to apply the ethical principles …

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Research Ethics Workshop in Morocco Oct 30 – Nov. 1

The first day of a 3-day workshop in research ethics was held in Rabat, Morocco. More than 25 individuals from the different universities throughout Morocco were in attendance. Henry Silverman and the Moroccan MERETI trainees, Mohamed Amine and Chakib Njjari, organized this workshop. The participants raised important issues such as …

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Conference: Promoting Clinical Trials in MENA Region – October 7-8, 2013

menaThis conference, Promoting Clinical Trials in MENA Region, aims to raise the profile of the Middle EAst, North Africa and Turkey as a key region to conduct clinical research. It will be bring together a delegation that includes both international and local pharmaceutical companies, regulatory bodies, government officials and …

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PhD Opportunity in Biomedical Ethics Institute for Basel, Switzerland

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel, Switzerland (IBMB) is dedicated to research and teaching of biomedical ethics at the Medical and Science Faculties, as well as the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (a Basel based department of the ETH Zurich). We have a vacant …

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SARETI Masters Scholarships in Research Ethics, 2014

SARETI is a University of KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg) project, funded by the Fogarty International Center of the US National Institutes of Health to offer advanced learning in health research ethics. The programme is aimed at scientists, members of Research Ethics Committees/IRBs, public health personnel, social scientists, philosophers, ethicists, health journalists, lawyers, …

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