Responsible Conduct of Research and Policy Issues

TitleResponsible Conduct of Research and Policy Issues
Publication TypeSyllabi
Corporate AuthorsColumbia University Medical Center,
PublisherColumbia University Medical Center
Year of Publication2008
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstracthis course explores a variety of ethical and policy issues that arise during the conduct of basic, translational, and clinical biomedical scientific research. Topics addressed include: (1) research misconduct; (2) "every day" ethical issues faced by biomedical scientists; (3) the use of laboratory animals in scientific research; (4) human research participants and scientific research; (5) authorship practices in scientific publications; (6) conflicts of interest arising from scientists acting as policy consultants and experts; (7) data sharing and data secrecy; (8) mentoring; (9) research with stem cells, and (10) scientists as citizens. Course sessions will include lectures, discussion periods, and analyses of case studies. The syllabus includes a list of class topics and readings.
KeywordsBIOLOGY , MEDICINE , responsible conduct of research
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