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Exploring the Map of Clinical Research for the Coming Decade: Symposium Summary, Clinical Roundtable, December 2000

Exploring the Map of Clinical Research for the Coming Decade is a summary September 2000 symposium on Public Confidence and Involvement in Clinical Research. This report summarizes the presentations given at the three panel sessions of the symposium.

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Small Clinical Trials: Issues and Challenges

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Bioinformatics: Converting Data to Knowledge: Workshop Summary

The goal of this workshop was to bring together bioinformatics stake holders from government, academe, and industry for a day of presentations and dialogue. Fifteen experts identified and discussed some of the most important issues raised by the current flood ...

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Assuring Data Quality and Validity in Clinical Trials for Regulatory Decision Making:Workshop Report

In an effort to increase knowledge and understanding of the process of assuring data quality and validity in clinical trials, the IOM hosted a workshop to open a dialogue on the process to identify and discuss issues of mutual concern ...

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Privacy Issues in Biomedical and Clinical Research

After discussions with the National Cancer Institute and the Department of Energy the Board on Biology of the National Research Council agreed to run a workshop under the auspices of its Forum on Biotechnology entitled "Privacy Issues in Biomedical and ...

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Biomarkers:Medical and Workplace Applications

A 38-year-old man who works in a factory applying coatings reports progressive breathing difficulties. A 45-year-old woman attributes her cough to copier "fumes."

What are the prospects that compound-specific or diagnostically useful biomarkers can be developed and used for the benefit ...

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Enabling America:Assessing the Role of Rehabilitation Science and Engineering

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Biologic Markers in Urinary Toxicology

Diseases of the kidney, bladder, and prostate exact an enormous human and economic toll on the population of the United States. This book examines prevention of these diseases through the development of reliable markers of susceptibility, exposure, and effect and ...

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Isotopes for Medicine and the Life Sciences

Radioactive isotopes and enriched stable isotopes are used widely in medicine, agriculture, industry, and science, where their application allows us to perform many tasks more accurately, more simply, less expensively, and more quickly than would otherwise be possible. Indeed, in ...

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Biomarkers and Occupational Health:Progress and Perspectives

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