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Baltimore, MD 21201

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Law in the Laboratory: A Primer for Scientists Conducting Federally Funded Research

This workshop, conducted by Robert P. Charrow, J.D. from Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will address three areas—misconduct in science, human subjects and privacy, and financial conflicts of interest. To help illustrate the application of the rules that pertain in each area, hypothetical case studies will be presented and discussed. Attendees should read the case studies beforehand and be prepared to discuss each during the workshop. (Case studies will be distributed shortly before the event.)

After this workshop the participants will be able to:

  • Describe scientific misconduct and its prevalence in the scientific community.

  • Understand the rules and regulations regarding human subjects in research.

  • Understand financial conflict of interest and the Federal rules with regard to PHS funded research.

  • Develop appropriate responses and remediation actions when misconduct occurs.

Robert P. Charrow focuses his practice on research, biotechnology and health care issues. He represents health care providers, scientists, pharmaceutical companies, universities, research institutes and other entities with respect to legislative, regulatory and litigation matters arising under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and research issues under the Public Health Service Act. Mr. Charrow served as a member of the Secretary's Task Force on Medical Liability, and was Chairman of the Task Force on Scientific Misconduct and has written extensively in the area of science and the law, and in particular on the effects of the legal system on scientific research, product development and health. In addition, he has taught as an Associate Professor of Law at University of Cincinnati College of Law and also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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