The ethics of human challenge studies
Purposeful infection of healthy volunteers with a microbial pathogen seems at odds with acceptable ethical standards, but is an important contemporary research avenue used to study infectious diseases and their treatments. This talk highlights the ethical issues of human challenge studies as seen through a well-constructed framework.
Date: 29 April 2020, 17:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Trinity 2020)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Speaker: Professor Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organisers: Dr Samantha Vanderslott (University of Oxford), Dr Claas Kirchhelle (University of Oxford)
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Part of: Alice in Typhoidland Speaker Programme
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Belinda Clark