Jonathan Kimmelman

Expert opinion: COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely before fall 2021

Published: 1Oct2020

Experts working in the field of vaccine development tend to believe that an effective vaccine is not likely to be available for the general public before the fall of 2021. In a paper published...

CTV NEWS | Hundreds of Canadians willing to be infected with coronavirus to speed vaccine research

Published: 19May2020

Thousands of healthy volunteers, including hundreds of Canadians, have offered to try getting injected with a potential vaccine and then purposely becoming infected with COVID-19 to test if the...

NATIONAL POST | Mom fears losing access to experimental drug that helped daughter after study ends

Published: 27Mar2018

Jonathan Kimmelman, director of biomedical ethics at McGill University, agreed companies have some obligation to continue to provide care for patients who take part in studies to test experimental...

BLOOMBERG | Scientists Don't Fear a New Crispr Snag

Published: 23Jan2018

I talked this over with McGill University medical ethicist Jonathan Kimmelman, who specializes in the risks of medical experiments and has written a book about them centered on the Jesse Gelsinger...

Cancer researchers overestimate reproducibility of preclinical studies

Published: 29Jun2017

Cancer scientists overestimate the extent to which high-profile preclinical studies can be successfully replicated, new research from McGill University suggests.

Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Published: 14Oct2015

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

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