NIH GUIDE, Volume 24, Number 10, March 17, 1995

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  Ethics/Values in Science & Technol 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

National Institute of Mental Health

Symposium Dates:  April 27 and 28, 1995

Symposium Location:  Boston, Massachusetts

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) announces a

symposium on the "Ethical and Policy Issues in Research with Children

and Adolescents."  The symposium is co-sponsored by Tufts University

School of Medicine, the National Institute of Child Health and Human

Development, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Society for

Adolescent Medicine, the Association of Medical School Pediatric

Department Chairmen, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for

Pediatric Research, and the Boston Children's Hospital.

The topics to be covered include:

o  Genetic research and gene therapy

o  Research on life-threatening conditions

o  Research in school-based clinics

o  Mental health research (including substance abuse and child abuse)

o  Contraceptive research

o  An examination of capacity, consent, and assent

o  Randomized trials

The conference will include plenary addresses, panel discussions, and

more than 24 workshops by a diverse faculty of experienced research,

clinicians, institutional administrators, representatives of advocacy

organizations and other professionals who conduct and review research

with children and adolescents.  Small discussion groups will

facilitate productive attendee/faculty interaction and will provide a

forum for the development of effective strategies to address common


PRIM&R has set aside a limited number of auditor scholarships for

full-time students and others demonstrating need.


Joan Rachlin, Esq.

Executive Director, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

132 Boylston Street

Boston, MA  02116

Telephone:  (617) 423-4112

FAX:  (617) 423-1185


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