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.

Upcoming Talks

Jeremy Howick will be speaking at STREAM on Wednesday, March 25th. His talk is entitled, “How Useful is Basic Mechanistic Research for Discovering Medical Treatments that Benefit Humans?”

Spencer Hey will be speaking on “Clinical Equipoise: De Facto or De Jure?” at The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford on Monday, March 16.

Spencer Hey will be speaking on “Ethical Implications of Theory-driven Versus Empirically-driven Research Programs” at Universite de Montreal on Wednesday, March 25.

Our Latest Publications

Hakala A, Kimmelman J, Carlisle BG, Freeman G and Fergusson D. Accessibility of trial reports for drugs stalling in development: a systematic assessment of registered trials. BMJ, 2015. (As featured in The Globe and Mail!)

Hey SP and Kimmelman, J. Are Outcome-Adaptive Allocation Trials Ethical? Clinical Trials, 2015.

Carlisle BG, Kimmelman J, Ramsay T, MacKinnon N. Unsuccessful Trial Accrual and Human Subjects Protections: An Empirical Analysis of Recently Closed Trials. Clinical Trials, 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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