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Research Ethics Digest: 2021-12

Welcome to Research Ethics Digest. The articles included in this month's issue offer an exploration into various areas of research ethics, including research animal welfare, return of research results, and indigenous genomics research.

Articles included:

  • Social Nesting, Animal Welfare and Disease Monitoring
  • Welfare Improvement by Enrichment Programs in Common Marmoset Females Under Social Isolation
  • Reviewing the Review: A Pilot Study of the Ethical Review Process of Animal Research in Sweden
  • The Symbiotic Relationship Between Scientific Quality and Animal Research Ethics
  • Locating the ‘culture wars’ in laboratory animal research: national constitutions and global competition
  • ISSCR guidelines for the transfer of human pluripotent stem cells and their direct derivatives into animal hosts
  • We Have “Gifted” Enough: Indigenous Genomic Data Sovereignty in Precision Medicine
  • Deliberations with American Indian and Alaska Native People about the Ethics of Genomics: An Adapted Model of Deliberation Used with Three Tribal Communities in the United States
  • Patients’ Reactions to Letters Communicating Collateral Findings of Pragmatic Clinical Trials: a National Web-Based Survey
  • Participants’ Preferences and Reasons for Wanting Feedback of Individual Genetic Research Results From an HIV-TB Genomic Study: A Case Study From Botswana
  • Clinical trials of germline gene editing: The exploitation problem
  • Thinking the unthinkable: how did human germline genome editing become ethically acceptable?
  • Making Metrics Meaningful: How Human Research Protection Programs Can Efficiently and Effectively Use Their Data
  • Steps toward a System of IRB Precedent: Piloting Approaches to Summarizing IRB Decisions for Future Use
PRIM&R’s Research Ethics Digest, an electronic publication, delivers timely and relevant abstracts and full-text articles from a wide array of scholarly journals to the inboxes of PRIM&R members every two months. Articles featured in Research Ethics Digest highlight new research and scholarship related to ethics and regulation that affect—and potentially enhance—daily work.

The Research Ethics Digest Self-Study Program allows PRIM&R members to earn continuing education credits, which can be applied toward their Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) credential, Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA®) credential recertification, or other professional credentials they may hold.