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Opinion: Biobanking Has a Consent Dilemma

By Timothy Caulfield | July 25, 2017

Is the deep uncertainty surrounding fundamental legal and ethical norms putting biobanks in a precarious position? 

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Opinion: Hidden Environmental Cost in Green Solutions

By Meredith Richardson and Praveen Kumar | June 30, 2017

The inclusion of soil nutrient fluxes is critical for more-accurately assessing the societal value of ethanol biofuel vs. corn feed.

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image: Opinion: Token Pharmacovigilance

Opinion: Token Pharmacovigilance

By Peter Doshi | May 23, 2017

A US government website for collecting reports of side effects associated with vaccines is broken. Why has no one noticed?

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image: Opinion: Improving FDA Evaluations Without Jeopardizing Safety and Efficacy

Opinion: Improving FDA Evaluations Without Jeopardizing Safety and Efficacy

By John D. Loike and Jennifer Miller | February 1, 2017

What can be done to lower development costs and drug prices?

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New approaches to treating cancer have shown great promise, but they also come with serious risks that give us cause for concern.

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Book Review: Personal Trials

By Arthur L. Caplan | March 22, 2016

At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.

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image: Opinion: Why Most TBI Studies Fail

Opinion: Why Most TBI Studies Fail

By Donald Stein | February 24, 2016

Thoughts on how to redesign clinical trials for traumatic brain injury

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Opinion: Public Data, Private Concerns

By Viviane Callier | May 20, 2015

Research participants aren’t always clear on open data policies when consenting to studies.

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Opinion: Upgrading Cancer Prevention

By David Lane | April 1, 2015

Preemptive detection and intervention will be key to easing the growing burden of cancer, particularly in developing countries.

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image: Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation

Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation

By Tetsuya Ishii | February 25, 2015

Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. They’ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods.

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