In many respects, iPSC research seems to provide more questions than answers and this creates a new challenge for researchers and research ethics committees.
What does REC stand for?
REC stands for Research Ethics Committee
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- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 267 other meanings of REC in our Acronym Attic
- Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal
- Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (Sandvika, Norway)
- Renewable Energy Credit
- Rennes Étudiants Club (French: Rennes Students Club; Rennes, France)
- Reno Events Center (Reno, NV)
- Republican Executive Committee
- Request for Engineering Change
- Rescue Emergency Care (Ireland)
- Research and Education Committee (various organizations)
- Research and Educational Center (various schools)
- Réseau Européen de la Concurrence (French: European Competition Network; EU)
- Residential Energy Consumption (energy use category)
- Resource Efficiency Club (UK)
- Resource Exchange Center (various locations)
- Resources for Early Childhood (Ohio)
- Respiratory Epithelial Cells
- Responsible Endowments Coalition (various organizations)
- Responsive Emergency Care
- Revenue Earning Customer
- Revenue Estimating Conference
Samples in periodicals archive:
Ethics approval was obtained from University of the Witwatersrand Human Research Ethics Committee (medical): Certificate M120152.
Studies from USA also indicated a dearth of trained members in the IECs5 though in South Africa nearly 54 per cent research ethics committee (REC) members had received training in research ethics or GCP (6).
Whilst a hospital's research ethics committee provides a form of virtual research governance (directing researchers to many documents to assist interpretation of effective research governance), the onus has been largely on the individual researcher to implement research governance as they understand it.
The Structure and Function of Research Ethics Committees in Africa: A case study" (2007) 4:1 PLoS Medicine e3.
All studies will be approved by an appropriate Research Ethics Committee.
They suggest that published research comply with three such protections, these are: seeking research ethics committee approval prior to carrying out research; getting informed consent from participants, and keeping information gathered about participants confidential (Henley and Frank 2006).