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STREAM is a collaboration of researchers who share a common set of principles about the goals and methods for studying clinical translation. We apply empirical and philosophical tools for addressing scientific, ethical, and policy challenges in the development and translation of health technologies. Our members work in ethics, epidemiology, biology, psychology, and various medical specialties. The network is centered at McGill University, and has affiliates throughout North America.

STREAM in the Media

Is there an ideal protocol for Ebola vaccine testing? See Jonathan Kimmelman’s answer in the Globe and Mail.

Our Latest Publications

Abadie R, Kimmelman J, Lafleur J, Lemmens T. Consent for Nondiagnostic Research Biopsies: A Pilot Study of Participant Recall and Therapeutic Orientation. IRB 2014; 36(3): 9-15.

Hey SP, Kimmelman J. The Risk-Escalation Model: A Principled Design Strategy for Early-Phase TrialsKennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 2014; 24(2): 121-139.

Jonathan Kimmelman at the National Academy of Sciences

Watch Jonathan’s recent talk “Reproducibility in Preclinical Research: Activities in Opportunities” from Reproducibility in a Changing Research Landscape: a workshop of the Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use at the National Academy of Sciences (June 4-5, 2014).

We are Hiring for a New Postdoc Position

The McGill Biomedical Ethics Unit and STREAM are inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow with a background in the decision sciences, psychology, or clinical trials. The postdoc will be working on our forecasting project.

View the full job posting here.


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