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IRB Reform:  The IRB system wastes money and resources on oversight of extremely low risk, non-controversial research that do not need it. Those resources could better be used to improve oversight of more risky and controversial studies.  

Kim SYH, Ubel PA, De Vries RD. Pruning the Regulatory Tree. Nature 2009; 457: 534-535.



"Of making ELSI research there is no end, and much of it wearies the soul." --with apologies to the writer of Ecclesiastes, my contributions to an overworked field:

Gornick MC, Ryan KA, Kim SYH. Impact of Non-Welfare Interests on Willingness to Donate to Biobanks: An Experimental Survey. Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics. 2014;9(4):22-33

Tomlinson T, De Vries R, Ryan K, Kim H, Lehpamer N, Kim SYH. Moral concerns and the willingness to donate to a research biobank. JAMA. 2015;313(4):417-419. PMC4443895

Kim SYH, Karlawish J, Berkman BE. Ethics of Genetic and Biomarker Test Disclosures in Neurodegenerative Disease Prevention Trials. Neurology. 2015; 84(14): 1488-1494.

Grady C, Eckstein L, Berkman B, Brock D, Cook-Deegan R, Fullerton S, Hansson N, Hull S, Kim SY, Lo B, Pentz R, Rodriguez, Weil C, Wilfond B, Wendler D.  Broad Consent for Research with Biological Samples: Workshop Conclusions. Am J Bioethics, in press.

De Vries, R. G., Tomlinson, T., Kim, H. M., Krenz, C. D., Ryan, K. A., Lehpamer, N., & Kim, S. Y. H. (2016). The moral concerns of biobank donors: the effect of non-welfare interests on willingness to donate. Life Sciences, Society and Policy, 12(1), 1-15. doi: 10.1186/s40504-016-0036-4

De Vries, R. G., Tomlinson, T., Kim, H. M., Krenz, C., Haggerty, D., Ryan, K. A., & Kim, S. Y. (2016). Understanding the Public's Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a Biobank: Results of a National Survey. PLoS ONE, 11(7), e0159113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159113

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