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i-CONSENT joins again European Researchers’ Night 2019

i-CONSENT joins again European Researchers’ Night 2019

Engaging students through roll plays on the topic of informed consent The i-CONSENT team held interactive sessions for 16-18 years old students about informed consent at LUMSA University for the European Researchers’ Night 2019. More than 70 students had the...

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New concept, new guidelines: conclusions after the meetings

New concept, new guidelines: conclusions after the meetings

i-CONSENT develops a route map for professionals involved in the design of informed consent process After three days of intense work, i-CONSENT can finally say that the process of elaboration of the guidelines is coming to an end. The project team flipped around the...

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Why is i-CONSENT so relevant? GSK answers

Why is i-CONSENT so relevant? GSK answers

From today until Friday, Consortium members coming from UK, Italy and Spain will meet up again to discuss the draft version of the project's guidelines to improve informed consent. The meeting will take place in Valencia, at Fisabio's headquarters, and will focus on...

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i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

He explains the current project developments and the methodology used to meet its objectives Jaime holds a Degree in Sociology and Business Management and Administration, Master’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Moreover, He has been working as sociologist...

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When assent becomes as important as consent

When assent becomes as important as consent

i-CONSENT will participate in this year's edition to introduce the subject of informed consent in clinical studies The LUMSA University participates for the fourth consecutive year in the European Researchers' Night to bring researchers and their work close to...

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iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

Minor’s Assent in Medical Research: Differences between the Scientific Literature and the Legal Requirements Informed consent in medical studies with minors is a subject of great importance. There is still a debate about the requirements to consider this assent valid...

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Has paper-based Informed Consent era come to an end?

Has paper-based Informed Consent era come to an end?

The event will take place in Valencia on October 17-18th i-CONSENT will be present at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks on October 17-18th (2019) in Valencia. Jaime Fons (Fisabio) will represent the project and will intervene regarding the project's developements,...

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5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

eConsent is consolidating itself as benchmark in the development of health-related studies Although there has been a change since those everlasting 15-20 page long Informed Consent (IC) documents, when participating in clinical studies potential participants still...

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Next steps for i-CONSENT

Next steps for i-CONSENT

The VI ANCEI Congress was celebrated on May 30 and 31 in Tarragona For second year in a row, the i-CONSENT project participated in the ANCEI Congress in its VI edition, taking the first project results before the Spanish Research Ethic Committees. i-CONSENT...

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Health fake news and how to fight them by i-CONSENT

Health fake news and how to fight them by i-CONSENT

From WP2 and WP3 to the elaboration of the guidelines With approximately one year of project left, i-CONSENT is starting to translate the findings into a set of guidelines to improve Informed Consent. The conclusions of i-CONSENT WP1 (Work package 1, A...

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i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

Science and gender equality are both vital for development, yet today full and equal access to research is a privilege of the few. This problem affects women and girls to a greater extent who have been traditionally pushed away from certain fields.  Women and...

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Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Clinical trials are key to ensuring scientific progress in the medical field and gaining breakthrough knowledge on safety and effectiveness of drugs and therapies, but they entail risks for enrolled participants, as one deals with non-validated interventions....

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Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights hold its 6th international Bioethics, multiculturalism and religion workshop to discuss issues of informed consent and clinical research on February 21-23. As part of the i-Consent consortium (a project funded by the...

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Press release Health literacy month

Press release Health literacy month

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights hold its 6th international Bioethics, multiculturalism and religion workshop to discuss issues of informed consent and clinical research on February 21-23. As part of the i-Consent consortium (a project funded by the...

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I-Consent partners in Rome, a meeting to remember !

I-Consent partners in Rome, a meeting to remember !

Minors are traditionally left out of bureaucracy for protection reasons until they trespass the threshold of adulthood set by the law. Consequently, adults must provide decisions in their place taking into account their best interest. Even so, the increasing amount of...

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#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

The first I-Consent consortium meeting took place in Rome from december 4 to 5. All the stakeholders and contributors involved in the project attended the event hosted by  Lumsa University and OPBG. This meeting aimed to present the progress made in every work package...

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I-Consent taking part in #healthliteracymonth campaign

I-Consent taking part in #healthliteracymonth campaign

Health Literacy Month is now over, and we are very proud to have participated to the worldwide awareness-raising event through our Twitter campaign. Still wondering what is Informed Consent? These tips are for you! Feel free to share and/or retweet our posts with...

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The power of patients in clinical trials

The power of patients in clinical trials

The first I-Consent consortium meeting took place in Rome from december 4 to 5. All the stakeholders and contributors involved in the project attended the event hosted by  Lumsa University and OPBG. This meeting aimed to present the progress made in every work package...

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Our technical coordinator, @jaimefonsm, presented #iCONSENT before biobank experts from around Spain at the X #10CNbiobancos, highlighting the relevance of participants being the pillar within the IC processes. Interesting topics as participants portals or dynamic consent arose!

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