June 21, 2019

UC AI in Biomedicine Conference at UCLA

June 6, 2018

Genesis of the Connected and Open Research Ethics Initiative

As a visitor to the CORE website, you may be familiar with our Q&A Forum, the Resource Library, and perhaps have used the CORE Network to meet and […]
May 3, 2018

What are IRBs thinking about tech-enabled research?

Mobile, Imaging, pervasive Sensing, Social media and location Tracking or “MISST” technologies enable the collection of personal health data in real-time, 24/7. Using these tools, researchers […]
April 2, 2018

Is the Cambridge Analytica Scandal Our Research Ethics Call to Action?

A few weeks ago, the New York Times revealed that British political data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica1, improperly accessed, manipulated and retained the data of over […]
March 3, 2018

The Strava Heat Map: How a Social Network for Athletes Turned into a National Security Threat

Strava prides itself on “connecting the world’s athletes.”  Founded in 2009, the California-based company aims to be a social network for athletes. Strava is both a […]
January 31, 2018

Harnessing the Power of Digital Technology to Fight the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin, as well as prescription pain relievers such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and fentanyl. […]
December 29, 2017

Addressing the Ethics Gap in Social Media & Digital Health Research

In recent years, pervasive information and communication technologies have created new opportunities for researchers to understand human behaviors. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are […]
December 1, 2017

New FDA Approved Digital Pill Raises Ethical Concerns

On November 13, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved its first digital pill. Abilify MyCite is the first drug with a digital ingestion tracking system […]
June 17, 2017

Using social media for research: recruitment, intervention design, and ethical concerns.

Carter-Harris, L., Pagoto, S. and Nebeker, C. (2017). Using social media for research: recruitment, intervention design, and ethical concerns. Workshop chaired by S. Lillie and D. […]
June 13, 2017

April/May Challenge of the Month Results

Last month, we posed a MISST-related research ethics dilemma and asked for your expert opinion on how you would identify risks for the following study: Steve […]
June 12, 2017

Understanding “Consent” in the Age of Big Data and Human Research

Recently, associate professor and bioethicist Jon Merz gave a talk on legal privilege in the context of consent (or lack thereof) in emergency medicine and human […]
May 17, 2017

Evaluating the Quality of mHealth Research: the mERA Checklist

Are you conducting or reviewing mHealth research? If so, make sure you consider the following 16 points from the mHealth Evidence Reporting and Assessment (mERA) checklist […]
April 21, 2017

Connecting with CORE

Have you heard of “mHealth” or “digital medicine” or “MISST”? MISST is an acronym our research team uses to describe research that involves the use of […]
April 14, 2017

Wearables Among the Invincibles – Shaping the Future of Population Health

Wearable sensing devices are widely accepted and utilized in young adult populations (a.k.a. the “Invincibles”). The use of wearable technologies that collect personal health information introduce […]
April 9, 2017

Recognizing the Role Stakeholders Play in Shaping the Design and Development of the CORE Initiative

Over a year ago, we set out to create the Connected and Open Research Ethics (CORE) platform. Using a participatory design approach, our team developed a […]
February 26, 2017

Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S. | Technology for Early Awareness of Addiction and Mental Illness (TEAAM-I) | New York City, October 14, 2016

Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S. | Technology for Early Awareness of Addiction and Mental Illness (TEAAM-I) | New York City, October 14, 2016  
February 26, 2017

Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S. | OHRP/HHC: Foundations of Trust: Connecting our Community to Research | October 25, 2016

Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S. | OHRP/HHC: Foundations of  Trust: Connecting our Community to Research | October 25, 2016   Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S., gave the keynote address at an OHRP […]
February 2, 2017

ACTRI Day of Translational Science Inspires the New Generation of Translational Researchers

Inspiring research talks by J. Craig Venter and five translational scientists supported by the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) marked the ACTRI Day of […]
February 2, 2017

MD2K Webinar: Research Ethics In The Digital Age

Research Ethics in the Digital Age, an MD2K webinar with Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S., of the University of California-San Diego took place on Thursday, January 26, […]
February 2, 2017

Center hopes to speed health advances from lab to patients

As an aging population seeks improved health care, the costs of providing it keep rising. Meanwhile, promising research findings may remain stuck in the lab for […]
February 2, 2017

UC San Diego Researcher Joins All of Us℠ Research Program to Examine Federal Research Regulations

Camille Nebeker, assistant professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California San Diego, will lead an effort to investigate whether federal regulations […]
February 2, 2017

Research team aims to develop ethical best practices, standards for mHealth studies

A University of California, San Diego, research team hopes to craft ethical best practices for research studies involving participants’ personal data, including confidential healthcare information. Read […]
February 2, 2017

New Project to Create mHealth Ethics for Clinical Trials

The CORE project, launched by the University of California-San Diego, will establish an ethical framework for the use of digital tools and platforms in research. Read […]
February 2, 2017

UC San Diego Launches CORE Project to Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data

A team at the University of California, San Diego has received funding from the University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create a web-based resource […]
January 20, 2017

MD2K Webinar: Research Ethics In The Digital Age

Please join MD2K and CORE Principle Investigator Camille Nebeker Ed.D., M.S., at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday, January 26 for Research Ethics in the Digital Age. […]
June 21, 2019

UC AI in Biomedicine Conference at UCLA

February 2, 2017

ACTRI Day of Translational Science Inspires the New Generation of Translational Researchers

Inspiring research talks by J. Craig Venter and five translational scientists supported by the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) marked the ACTRI Day of […]
February 2, 2017

Center hopes to speed health advances from lab to patients

As an aging population seeks improved health care, the costs of providing it keep rising. Meanwhile, promising research findings may remain stuck in the lab for […]
February 2, 2017

UC San Diego Researcher Joins All of Us℠ Research Program to Examine Federal Research Regulations

Camille Nebeker, assistant professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California San Diego, will lead an effort to investigate whether federal regulations […]
February 2, 2017

Research team aims to develop ethical best practices, standards for mHealth studies

A University of California, San Diego, research team hopes to craft ethical best practices for research studies involving participants’ personal data, including confidential healthcare information. Read […]
February 2, 2017

New Project to Create mHealth Ethics for Clinical Trials

The CORE project, launched by the University of California-San Diego, will establish an ethical framework for the use of digital tools and platforms in research. Read […]
February 2, 2017

UC San Diego Launches CORE Project to Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data

A team at the University of California, San Diego has received funding from the University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create a web-based resource […]
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