Ethics in Laboratory Research

  • Sidd Dalal
  • Luke BrewsterEmail author
Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)


Ethics in laboratory research has become a formalized training course, and the reasons for this are multiple. Given the multiple unique pressures experienced by surgeons, the concepts taught in these ethic courses are particularly relevant. Here the concepts will be discussed in a case-based format including issues highly relevant to surgeons.


Ethics Integrity Objectivity Reproducibility Honesty Surgical scientist Openness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mercer University School of MedicineMaconUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Surgery and Research SectionsAtlanta VA Medical CenterDecaturUSA
  4. 4.Department of Biomedical EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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