Katja Reuter

Conversation about Dubious Stem Cell Clinical Trials Marketed on NIH Website

Conversation about Dubious Stem Cell Clinical Trials Marketed on NIH Website

A couple of days ago, I spoke with reporter Bradley J. Fikes about an interesting, new study “ClinicalTrials.gov, stem cells and ‘pay-to-participate’ clinical studies” (by Leigh Turner, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics). The paper describes how businesses use the public website ClinicalTrials.gov to recruit participants for unapproved stem cell interventions. This is […]

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Join the Upcoming Digital Scholar Webinar Series

Join the Upcoming Digital Scholar Webinar Series

The training series introduces health researchers to digital approaches and tools relevant to their research.

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What We’ve Learned About Automating the Promotion of Clinical Trials On Social Media (Part 1)

What We’ve Learned About Automating the Promotion of Clinical Trials On Social Media (Part 1)

Check it out! A new tool that automates the generation and distribution of user-friendly social media messages about research.

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The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

The “Living Figure Concept”: A Tool to Boost Reproducibility in Science?

Don’t miss this interesting example how scientists collaborate to continually update data charts in an article, mind you a published article in F1000Research (F1000).

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Making Science Open: A Neuroimaging Research Perspective

Making Science Open: A Neuroimaging Research Perspective

In their article “Four aspects to make science open “by design” and not as an after-thought”, Yaroslav Halchenko and Michael Hanke share some interesting thoughts on both data and software projects in light of open science practices, reproducibility, and data access.

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How Social Media is Changing the Life of Patients and How it Could Help Research As Well

How Social Media is Changing the Life of Patients and How it Could Help Research As Well

Facebook helps patients with rare diseases to break out of their isolation. It also provides unique, new opportunities for research, especially study participant recruitment.

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Digital Tools For Improving Science

Digital Tools For Improving Science

Great overview of a number of digital tools that can help with different aspects of scholarly communications.

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