University of Alabama Research Studies Whether Bias is Impacting Cancer Clinical Trials’ Participation

University of Alabama Research Studies Whether Bias is Impacting Cancer Clinical Trials’ Participation

The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently completed a study raising questions about racial bias in cancer research trials. Apparently, a subtle, or in some case not-so-subtle, bias against racial minorities—especially Blacks and Latinos—could, in some cases,...
State of the Science for Multiple Myeloma: Change in the Right Direction

State of the Science for Multiple Myeloma: Change in the Right Direction

In a workshop held by the FDA in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) on February 13, 2019 in Wardman Park, Washington D.C., researchers from various institutions discussed the current state of African American outcomes and treatment in...
Mount Sinai Health System Icahn School of Medicines Launches the Diversity and Inclusion Hub, and it Should Promote Clinical Research

Mount Sinai Health System Icahn School of Medicines Launches the Diversity and Inclusion Hub, and it Should Promote Clinical Research

Mount Sinai Health System’s Icahn School of Medicine launched the “Diversity and Inclusion Hub” where health researchers will leverage technology, data and dynamic engagement to address the social determinants of health. Spearheaded by the Office of Diversity and...
St. Louis’ Washington University School of Medicine Receives $4.6M in Support of Increasing Diversity Among the U.S. Biomedical Research Workforce

St. Louis’ Washington University School of Medicine Receives $4.6M in Support of Increasing Diversity Among the U.S. Biomedical Research Workforce

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received new funding for a program that aims to improve minority representation among U.S. scientists conducting medical research. The two impressive grants are from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood...

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