Monthly Publications

May, 2013:

Ana, J., Koehlmoos, T., Smith, R., & Yan, L. L. (2013). Research misconduct in low-and middle-income countries. PLoS medicine10(3), e1001315.

Sumathipala, A., Siribaddana, S., Hewage, S., Lekamwattage, M., Athukorale, M., Siriwardhana, C., … & Prince, M. (2008). Informed consent in Sri Lanka: a survey among ethics committee members. BMC medical ethics9(1), 10.

Klitzman, R. (2011). How local IRBs view central IRBs in the USBMC medical ethics12(1), 13.

Karim T. (2013). #Adderall: Positionality and Ethics in Social Media Research. Savage Minds Backup

Katsnelson A. (2013) Delays in updates to ethics guidelines for research spark concern. Nature Medicine 19, 511. doi:10.1038/nm0513-511

Limkakeng, A. T., de Oliveira, L. L. H., Moreira, T., Phadtare, A., Rodrigues, C. G., Hocker, M. B., … & Pietrobon, R. (2013). Systematic review and metasummary of attitudes toward research in emergency medical conditions.Journal of medical ethics.

Devaney, S. (2013). Rewards and incentives for the provision of human tissue for researchJournal of medical ethics.

Veerus, P., Lexchin, J., & Hemminki, E. (2013). Legislative regulation and ethical governance of medical research in different European Union countriesJournal of medical ethics.

Bindslev, J. B., Schroll, J., Gøtzsche, P. C., & Lundh, A. (2013). Underreporting of conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines: cross sectional studyBMC medical ethics14(1), 19.

Sofaer, N., Lewis, P., & Davies, H. (2013). Forthcoming practical framework for ethics committees and researchers on post-trial access to the trial intervention and healthcareJournal of medical ethics.

April, 2013:

ES, K., & URC, O. (2013). Return of Unexpected DNA Results Urged.

Wahlberg, A., Rehmann-Sutter, C., Sleeboom-Faulkner, M., Guangxiu, L., Döring, O., Yali, C., … & Rose, N. (2013). From global bioethics to ethical governance of biomedical research collaborations. Social Science & Medicine.

Tinto, H., Noor, R. A., Wanga, C. L., Valea, I., Mbaye, M. N., D’Alessandro, U., & Ravinetto, R. M. (2013). Good Clinical Practice in Resource-Limited Settings: Translating Theory into Practice. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene88(4), 608-613.

Vayena E, Tasioulas J (2013) Adapting Standards: Ethical Oversight of Participant-Led Health Research. PLoS Med 10(3): e1001402. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001402

Baylor A, Muzoora C, Bwana M, Kembabazi A, Haberer JE, et al. (2013) Dissemination of Research Findings to Research Participants Living with HIV in Rural Uganda: Challenges and Rewards. PLoS Med 10(3): e1001397. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001397

FDA (2013). Clinical Trials Shed Light on Minority Health. US Department of Health and Human Services.

Pierson A. (2013). Bioethics Commission Develops Ethical Framework—Guidance for National-Level Review of Higher Risk Pediatric Research

Kamble, S., Ahmed, R., Sorum, P. C., & Mullet, E. (2013). The acceptability among young Hindus and Muslims of actively ending the lives of newborns with genetic defectsJournal of medical ethics.

Caenazzo, L., Tozzo, P., & Pegoraro, R. (2013). Biobanking research on oncological residual material: a framework between the rights of the individual and the interest of societyBMC medical ethics14(1), 17.

March, 2013:

Baylor A, Muzoora C, Bwana M, Kembabazi A, Haberer JE, et al. (2013) Dissemination of Research Findings to Research Participants Living with HIV in Rural Uganda: Challenges and Rewards. PLoS Med 10(3): e1001397. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001397

Resnik DB, Master Z (2013) Policies and Initiatives Aimed at Addressing Research Misconduct in High-Income Countries. PLoS Med 10(3): e1001406. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001406

Ana J, Koehlmoos T, Smith R, Yan LL (2013) Research Misconduct in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. PLoS Med 10(3): e1001315. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001315

Caulfield, T., Chandrasekharan, S., Joly, Y., & Cook-Deegan, R. (2013). Harm, hype and evidence: ELSI research and policy guidance. Genome Medicine,5(3), 1-6.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Population and Public Health. (2012). Population and Public Health Ethics: Cases from Research, Policy, and Practice. University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics: Toronto, ON.

Vogel, G., & Couzin-Frankel, J. (2013). Europe Debates Ethics Reviews, Data ReleaseScience339(6123), 1024-1024.

Muhlhausler, B. S., Bloomfield, F. H., & Gillman, M. W. (2013). Whole Animal Experiments Should Be More Like Human Randomized Controlled Trials. PLoS Biology11(2), e1001481.

Staley, K. (2013). Lay REC members: patient or public?Journal of Medical Ethics.

Parker, M. (2013). The ethics of open access publishingBMC Medical Ethics,14(1), 16.

Rowe, K., & Moodley, K. (2013). Patients as consumers of health care in South Africa: the ethical and legal implications. BMC Medical Ethics14(1), 15.

Ghajarzadeh, M., Hassanpour, K., Fereshtehnejad, S. M., Jamali, A., Nedjat, S., & Aramesh, K. (2012). Attitude towards plagiarism among Iranian medical students. Journal of Medical Ethics.

Ploug, T., & Holm, S. (2012). Informed consent and routinisation. Journal of medical ethics.

Kaur, S. (2012). How IRBs make decisions: should we worry if they disagree?.Journal of medical ethics.

Haire, B. G. (2012). Ethics of medical care and clinical research: a qualitative study of principal investigators in biomedical HIV prevention research. Journal of medical ethics.

de Jong, J. P., van Zwieten, M. C., & Willems, D. L. (2012). Research monitoring by US medical institutions to protect human subjects: compliance or quality improvement?Journal of Medical Ethics.

Sugarman, J. (2012). Monitoring research with human subjectsJournal of medical ethics.

Siriwardhana, C., Adikari, A., Jayaweera, K., & Sumathipala, A. (2013). Ethical challenges in mental health research among internally displaced people: ethical theory and research implementation. BMC Medical Ethics14(1), 13.

Klitzman, R. (2013). How US institutional review boards decide when researchers need to translate studiesJournal of Medical Ethics.

Heinz, A., Kipke, R., Müller, S., & Wiesing, U. (2013). True and false concerns about neuroenhancement: a response to ‘Neuroenhancers, addiction and research ethics’, by DM ShawJournal of Medical Ethics.

Nisbet, M. C., & Fahy, D. (2013). Bioethics in popular science: evaluating the media impact of The Immortal Llife of Henrietta Lacks on the biobank debate.BMC medical ethics14(1), 1-9.

Brassington, I. (2013). The case for a duty to research: not yet proven. Journal of Medical Ethics.

Hall, A. E., Chowdhury, S., Pashayan, N., Hallowell, N., Pharoah, P., & Burton, H. (2013). What ethical and legal principles should guide the genotyping of children as part of a personalised screening programme for common cancer?.Journal of Medical Ethics.

February, 2013:

Varghese, J., Kutty, V. R., & Ramanathan, M. (2013). The interactions of ethical notions and moral values of immediate stakeholders of immunisation services in two Indian states: a qualitative studyBMJ open3(3).

The PLOS Medicine Editors (2013) Getting More Generous with the Truth: Clinical Trial Reporting in 2013 and Beyond. PLoS Med 10(1): e1001379. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001379

National Institute of Health, Office of Director. (2012). Nih policies and procedures for promoting scientific integrity. Retrieved from website:

Tomlinson T. (2013), Respecting Donors to Biobank ResearchHastings Center Report 43, no. 1: 41-47.

Barchi, F. H., Kasimatis-Singleton, M., Kasule, M., Khulumani, P., & Merz, J. F. (2013). Building research capacity in Botswana: a randomized trial comparing training methodologies in the Botswana ethics training initiative.BMC medical education13(1), 14.

January, 2013:

Adeleye, O. A., & Adebamowo, C. A. (2012). Factors Associated with Research Wrongdoing in Nigeria. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics: An International Journal7(5), 15-24.

Mohamed, A. M., Ghanem, M. A., & Kassem, A. A. (2012). Problems and perceived needs for medical ethics education of resident physicians in Alexandria teaching hospitals, Egypt. EMHJ18(8).

Mohamed, A. M., Ghanem, M. A., & Kassem, A. A.(2012) Knowledge, perceptions and practices towards medical ethics among physician residents of University of Alexandria hospitals, Egypt. EMHJ18(9).

Al-Gasseer, N., & Shideed, O. (2012). Clinical trial registration in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a luxury or a necessity? EMHJ18(2).

Wertheimer A, Non-completion and informed consent, (2013) J Med Ethics , 10.1136

Stjernschantz Forsberg, J., Hansson, M. G., & Eriksson, S. (2013) Why participating in (certain) scientific research is a moral duty. J Med Ethics medethics-2012-10110

Dove ES, Avard D, Black L, Knoppers BM (2013)  Emerging issues in paediatric health research consent forms in Canada: working towards best practicesBMC Medical Ethics , 14:5

Chi, K. R. (2013). Clinical research: Conducting a trial. Nature493(7433), 565-567.

Ott, M. A., Alexander, A. B., Lally, M., Steever, J. B., & Zimet, G. D. (2013). Preventive misconception and adolescents’ knowledge about HIV vaccine trialsJournal of Medical Ethics.

Menon, K., & Ward, R. (2013). A study of consent for participation in a non-therapeutic study in the pediatric intensive care population. Journal of Medical Ethics.

Shapiro, R. B., & Ossorio, P. N. (2013). Regulation of Online Social Network StudiesScience339(6116), 144-145.

Gupta, S., Fugh-Berman, A. J., & Scialli, A. (2012). Ethics and eplerenone. Journal of Medical Ethics.

McRae, A., Taljaard, M., Wiener, C., Bennett, C., Skea, Z., Boruch, R., … & Donner, A. (2013). Reporting of patient consent in healthcare cluster randomised trials is associated with the type of study interventions and publication characteristicsJournal of Medical Ethics39(2), 119-124.

Shah, S., & Lie, R. K. (2013). Aiming at a moving target: research ethics in the context of evolving standards of care and preventionJournal of Medical Ethics.

Sheehan, A. M., & McGee, H. (2013). Screening for depression in medical research: ethical challenges and recommendationsBMC Medical Ethics,14(1), 4.

Hofmann, B., Myhr, A. I., & Holm, S. (2013). Scientific dishonesty—a nationwide survey of doctoral students in NorwayBMC Medical Ethics14(1), 3.

McRae, A. D., Bennett, C., Brown, J. B., Weijer, C., Boruch, R., Brehaut, J., … & Taljaard, M. (2012). Researchers’ perceptions of ethical challenges of cluster randomized trials: a qualitative analysisTrials.

Mandal, J., Parija, M., & Parija, S. C. (2012). Ethics of funding of research.Tropical Parasitology2(2), 89.

Ruiz-Canela, M., Burgo, C. L. D., Carlos, S., Calatrava, M., Beltramo, C., Osorio, A., & de Irala, J. (2013). Observational research with adolescents: a framework for the management of the parental permissionBMC Medical Ethics14(1), 2.

Ogunrin OA, Ogundiran TO, Adebamowo C, (2013) Development and pilot testing of an online module for ethics education based on the Nigerian National Code for Health Research Ethics. BMC Med Ethics. 2;14(1):1.

December, 2012: 

Adeleye OA and  Adebamowo  CA, Factors associated with research wrongdoing in Nigeria,  Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2012, VOL. 7, NO. 5, PP. 15–24

Sugarman J, Monitoring research with human subjects, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-101069

Justman S, Placebo: the lie that comes true?, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-101057

Dunberger G, Thulin H, Waldenström A,  Lind H, Henningsohn L,  Åvall-Lundqvist E,  Steineck G, Kreicbergs U, Cancer survivors’ perception of participation in a long-term follow-up study, J Med Ethics 2013;39:41-45 doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100583

Whelan PJ, Walwyn R, Gaughran F, Macdonald A, Impact of the demand for ‘proxy assent’ on recruitment to a randomised controlled trial of vaccination testing in care homes, J Med Ethics 2013;39:36-40 doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100119

Resnik D, Dinse GE, Scientific retractions and corrections related to misconduct findings, J Med Ethics 2013;39:46-50 doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100766

Moreno BA, Arteaga GM,  Violation of ethical principles in clinical research. Influences and possible solutions for Latin America, BMC Medical Ethics 2012, 13:35

Brim RL  Miller FG,  The potential benefit of the placebo effect in sham-controlled trials: implications for risk-benefit assessments and informed consentJ Med Ethics published 13 December 2012, 10.1136/medethics-2012-101045

Topp L, Islam MM, Day CA, Relative efficacy of cash versus vouchers in engaging opioid substitution treatment clients in survey-based researchJ Med Ethics published 12 December 2012, 10.1136/medethics-2012-100884

Hunter DHow not to argue against mandatory ethics reviewJ Med Ethics published 12 December 2012, 10.1136/medethics-2012-101074

Nir Eyal, Using informed consent to save trust,  J Med Ethics published 8 December 2012, 10.1136/medethics- 2012-100490

Waligora M, A European consistency for functioning of RECs? We just lost our chance, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-101228

Eric Roche, Romaine King, Helen M Mohan, Blanaid Gavin, Fiona McNicholas, Payment of research participants: current practice and policies of Irish research ethics committeesJ Med Ethics published 1 December 2012, 10.1136/medethics-2012-100679

November, 2012:

Janssens ACJW, Kraft P, Research Conducted Using Data Obtained through Online Communities: Ethical Implications of Methodological Limitations PLoS Med 2012 9(10): e1001328. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001328

Hammami MM, Abdulhameed HM, Concepcion KA, Eissa A, Hammami S, Amer H, Ahmed A, Al-Gaai E, Consenting options for posthumous organ donation: presumed consent and incentives are not favored  BMC Medical Ethics 201213:32

Graber & Graber, Internet-based crowdsourcing and research ethics: the case for IRB review  J Med Ethics 2012 doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100798

Resnik D. & Ness E, Participants’ responsibilities in clinical research, J Med Ethics 2012;38:746-750 doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100319

Gillies K & Entwistle V, Supporting positive experiences and sustained participation in clinical trials: looking beyond information provision, J Med Ethics 2012;38:751-756 doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100059

Dainesi S & Goldbaum M (2012) Post-trial access to study medication: a Brazilian e-survey with major stakeholders in clinical researchJ Med Ethics 2012;38:757-762 doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100127

Miller F & Joffe S, Phase 1 oncology trials and informed consent, J Med Ethics 2012 doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100832

Ploug & Holm, Pharmaceutical information systems and possible implementations of informed consent – developing an heuristic, BMC Medical Ethics 2012, 13:30 doi:10.1186/1472-6939-13-30

October, 2012:

Thompson RT, Meslin EM, Braitstein PK, Nyandiko WM, Ayaya SO,  Vreeman RC, The Vulnerabilities of Orphaned Children Participating in Research: A Critical Review and Factors for Consideration for Participation in Biomedical and Behavioral Research, JERHRE, Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2012), pp. 56-66.

Sand K, Eik-Nes NL, Loge JH, Readability of Informed Consent Documents (1987-2007) for Clinical Trials: A Linguistic Analysis, JERHRE, Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2012), pp. 67-78.

Teti M, Murray C,  Johnson L, Binson D, Photovoice as a Community-Based Participatory Research Method among Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Ethical Opportunities and Challenges, JERHRE, Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2012), pp. 34-43.

Igbe MA, Adebamowo CA, Qualitative study of knowledge and attitudes to biobanking among lay persons in Nigeria,  BMC Medical Ethics 2012, 13:27 doi:10.1186/1472-6939-13-27

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, Privacy and Progress inWhole Genome Sequencing, 2o12

Amon JJ,  Baral SD, Beyrer C, Kass N, Human Rights Research and Ethics Review: Protecting Individuals or Protecting the State?, PLoS Med 9(10): e1001325. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001325

Chan B, Facio FM , Eidem H, Hull SC , Biesecker LG & Berkman BE, Genomic Inheritances: Disclosing Individual Research Results From Whole-Exome Sequencing to Deceased Participants’ Relatives,  The American Journal of Bioethics 2012, 12:10, 1-8.

Vreeman R, Kamaara E, Kamanda A, Ayuku D, Nyandiko W, Atwoli L, Ayaya S, Gisore P, Scanlon M and Braitstein P; Community Perspectives on Research Consent Involving Vulnerable Children in Western Kenya, JERHRE, Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2012), pp. 44-55.

Perruchoud AP, Exploring laryngeal reflexes in anaesthetised children – the research ethics committee’s point of view, Anaesthesia, 2012 – Wiley Online Library, DOI: 10.1111/anae.12043

Guidry -Grimes L and  Victor E,  Another Roadblock to Including Women in Research, Hastings Center, 2012, DOI: 10.1002/hast.80

Baker M, Cancer institute tackles sloppy data, Nature News 2012, doi:10.1038/nature.2012.11580

Howie  S, Blood sample volumes in child health research: review of safe limits, Bull World Health Organ 2011;89:46–53 |doi:10.2471/BLT.10.080010

Kaur S, How IRBs make decisions: should we worry if they disagree? J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100965.

Dunberger G, Thulin H, Waldenström A, Lind H, Henningsohn L, Åvall-Lundqvist E, Steineck G, Kreicbergs U, Cancer survivors’ perception of participation in a long-term follow-up study, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100583.

Bright PL, Nelson RM, A capacity-based approach for addressing ancillary care needs: implications for research in resource limited settings, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100205.

Smith E, Potvin M, Williams-Jones B, Accessibility and transparency of editor conflicts of interest policy instruments in medical journals, J Med Ethics 2012;38:679-684 doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100524.

Saidun S, Photographing human subjects in biomedical disciplines: an Islamic perspective, J Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-100794.

September, 2012:

Vreeman R, Kamaara E, Kamanda A, Ayuku D, Nyandiko W, Atwoli L, Ayaya S, Gisore P, Scanlon M, Braitstein P., A qualitative study using traditional community assemblies to investigate community perspectives on informed consent and research participation in western KenyaBMC Med Ethics. 2012 Sep 25;13(1):23

Tshikala T,  Mupenda B,  Dimany P, Malonga A , Ilunga V and  Rennie S,  Engaging with research ethics in central Francophone Africa: reflections on a workshop about ancillary care, Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012, 7:10

Kiguba R, Kutyabami P,  Kiwuwa S,  Katabira E,  Sewankambo N, Assessing the quality of informed consent in a resource-limited setting: A cross-sectional studyBMC Medical Ethics 2012, 13:21

Norris SL, Holmer HK, Ogden LA, Burda BU and Fu R, Characteristics of physicians receiving large payments from pharmaceutical companies and the accuracy of their disclosures in publications: an observational study, BMC Medical Ethics 2012, 13:24

Mello MM, Goodman SN, Faden RREthical Considerations in Studying Drug Safety — The Institute of Medicine Report, N Engl J Med 2012; 367:959-964

Sridhar DWho sets the global health research agenda? The challenge of multi-bi financing. PLoS Med 2012, 9(9): e1001312.

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