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Leslie Wolf publishes study on conflicts of interest in clinical research

Posted On February 12, 2009
Categories CLHS, Faculty

Georgia State University Law Professor Leslie E. Wolf has published a study on the role of institutional review boards (IRBs) in helping to prevent conflicts of interest in clinical research. There is growing concern about such conflicts, including research sponsors paying finders’ fees to researchers and clinicians to recruit participants, which may compromise the integrity… more »

Symposium explores Baby Doe Rules 25 years later

Posted On February 11, 2009
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA–When should medical treatment be provided for a seriously ill infant? What if aggressive treatment causes enduring pain? And what happens if doctors and parents disagree about whether treatment should be given?

These are just a few questions that have been debated in medicine for more than 25 years, ever since the Reagan administration issued… more »