ethics committee

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Noun1.ethics committee - a committee appointed to consider ethical issues
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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In July 2013, the National Research Ethics Committee (CONEP) organized a working group to draft the minutes of a resolution on the ethical specificities of research in social sciences and the humanities across its full range of diversity, yet keeping a focus on protecting the human rights of study participants.
Thanks to Professor Angela Woodiwiss of the University of the Witwatersrand Human Research Ethics Committee (Medical) for constructive comments in the preparation of this paper.
The chairman of West Midlands Multicentre Research Ethics Committee, Dr Jammi Rao, and the chairman of the Coventry Research Ethics Committee, Louis Sant Cassia, wrote, ``The size of payment and not the buzz of research is what motivates doctors to join such trials.''
The hospital said last night the ventilator study was approved by its research ethics committee and that all the parents signed consent forms.
Views of SA biomedical research ethics committee (REC) members on their own ethics review outcomes
M2 PHARMA-July 6, 2018-Australian Human Research Ethics Committee approves Anavex Life Sciences' phase 2b/3 trial of Anavex 2-73
Anavex Life Sciences announced that the company has received approval by the Australian Human Research Ethics Committee to initiate its Phase 2b/3 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, 48-week safety and efficacy trial of ANAVEX 2-73 for the treatment of early Alzheimer's disease.
This board could be described as the forerunner to what is today known as the research ethics committee. The guidelines included: self-experimentation by members on the board; written contracts that clearly explained the risks involved in the experimentation for locals who were not members of the board (the precursor to written informed consent forms); payment in gold for locals who volunteered; USD100 compensation for those who became ill with yellow fever; enrolment to be restricted to adults >24 years of age; children to be excluded; and all journal publications on the research to use the phrase 'with his full consent'.
Patients should be reassured that if they're approached to take part that they'll be fully informed about the research, that it will have been approved by a research ethics committee and by the research and development department at the trust.
There will be two more articles in the subsequent issues of the EAPD journal on research ethics committee applications and on how to write a protocol.
Baum, "Research ethics committee audit: differences between committees" (1996) 22 Journal of Medical Ethics 78; Thomas O.

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