Social & ethical issues

  • Contacts
  • Pauline McCormack
    Pauline McCormack
    Pauline McCormack works as a Research Associate with the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences group...
  • Simon Woods
    Simon Woods
    Dr Simon Woods is a bioethicist at the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences...

TREAT-NMD is undertaking research to explore, identify and examine ethical and social issues in clinical research of neuromuscular disorders. This research is being carried out by the PEALS Research Centre at Newcastle University. The research group will:

  • report on the main ethical concerns and factors affecting risk perception among the members of TREAT-NMD
  • report on views of stakeholders in partner countries on ethical issues and regulatory barriers associated with research into neuromuscular diseases
  • publish training materials and on current issues in ethics, for researchers working with neuromuscular diseases


12 Apr 2017