Susan Du at City Pages reports on the upcoming research ethics conference at the U:
Likewise, none of the 181 scholars and ethicists who signed on to a 2013 letter calling for an independent investigation into the Markingson case were invited.
“The University is taking various kinds of steps at reform, monthly reports to state legislature, task forces and committees and all these checkboxes,” says Leigh Turner, another U bioethicist who has been dogging the administration since 2008 to review its human research program. “It’s a lot of waving their hands and suggesting that they’re doing something. This is their big coming out party, suggesting we’re still the national model.”