What is STREAM?

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 and abroad.

Our Latest Publications

Kimmelman J. Better to be in The Placebo Arm for Trials of Neurological Therapies?. Cell Transplantation, June 1, 2018.

Our Latest Publications

Kimmelman J, Tannock, I. The paradox of precision medicine. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, April 19, 2018.

Our Latest Publications

London A, Kimmelman J. Clinical Trials in Medical Center Advertising, JAMA Oncology, April 5, 2018.

Companion opinion piece: Cancer centers sell out science when they advertise clinical trials as treatment, STAT, April 25, 2018.

Our Latest Publications

Carlisle B, Federico C, Kimmelman J. Trials that say “maybe”: the disconnect between exploratory and confirmatory testing after drug approval, The BMJ, March 20, 2018.

Our Latest Publications

Marcin Waligora, Malgorzata M. Bala , Magdalena Koperny, Mateusz T. Wasylewski, Karolina Strzebonska, Rafał R. Jaeschke, Agnieszka Wozniak, Jan Piasecki, Agnieszka Sliwka, Jerzy W. Mitus, Maciej Polak, Dominika Nowis, Dean Fergusson, Jonathan Kimmelman. Risk and surrogate benefit for pediatric Phase I trials in oncology: A systematic review with meta-analysis. PLoS Medicine. February 2018.

News

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in NPR: All Things Considered, on medical researchers' ability to make predictions about study outcomes.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in Dallas News, on the drawbacks of patient-funded clinical trials.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in Bloomberg, on the ethics of self-experimentation.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in WJCT, on the unrealistic expectations created by cancer center clinical trial advertisements.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in the National Post, on the ethics of synthetic human embryos.

Science coverage of research co-authored by doctoral candidate Carole Federico and Jonathan Kimmelman, on reliability of animal efficacy data.

HealthNewsReview.org publishes article covering Alex John London and Jonathan Kimmelman's recent publication in JAMA Oncology; additional coverage on Medscape.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in National Post, on why patients deserve post-trial access to drugs they appear to have benefited from.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in STAT News, about his recent publication in PLoS Medicine.

Jonathan Kimmelman quoted in Medical Republic article on animal studies and translational research.

 

 

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