Bioethics Research and Grants

Bioethics program faculty members lead research projects on ethics and ethics education that often involve other Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty.  We also collaborate, by contributing expertise on ethics to our colleagues’ research projects. Examples of current and recent grants are listed below:

3 R25 TW008171-03S1 (Rhodes, R, PI)             
7/1/2012- 6/30/2017          
NIH R25/Fogarty “Research Ethics Education in the Balkans and Black Sea Countries”                                              

By pooling the combined resources of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and the University of Belgrade School of Medicine (UBSM) this project will create an educational program for clinicians, biomedical researchers and other professionals from the Balkans and Black Sea countries that will provide the knowledge and skills to enable trainees to become leaders and spearhead the development of research ethics infrastructure and regulation in the region. Learn more about the Fogarty International Program in Research Ethics

2R01HL073387-09A1 (Richardson, Lynne D., PI)
NIH / National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

Community VOICES 3 (Community Views On Informed Consent in Emergency Situations)
This project builds on a previous study of community attitudes towards research without informed consent. It aims at developing guidance and tools for conducting community consultation in emergency research without informed consent.

The John Conley Foundation for Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine (Rhodes, R, PI)
1/1/2013 – 12/31/2013
Ethics Education

IF1347248, NIH (Wasserstein, Melissa P.,PI)
6/1/2013 – 05/31/2014

Lysosomal Storage Diseases: A Pilot Newborn Screen and Examination of the Associated Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues