Internet research ethics

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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