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The Ethics Consultation Service provides advice on ethical issues regarding:

  • Recruitment
  • Informed consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Clinical trial issues (including randomization, use of placebo)
  • Special populations (including children, prisoners, impaired decision-making)
  • Working in resource-poor countries
  • Genetic testing, gene transfer, stem cells
  • Payment of participants
  • Sensitive conditions (including HIV infection, injection drug use, major psychiatric illness)
  • Other ethical issues

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