Grants & Research

The Consortium also has a long history of helping and consulting with investigators at the University of Minnesota and other institutions on interdisciplinary and multi-institutional grant proposals. We welcome this opportunity to further research and collaboration. Please see selected grant proposals aided by the Consortium.

The Consortium competes for grants to originate leading work on the societal implications of biomedicine and the life sciences. We thank the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Robina LaPPS Research Funding, MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project, and The Greenwall Foundation for supporting our research.


Wolf SM , Clayton EW , Lawrenz F . The Past, Present, and Future of Informed Consent in Research and Translational Medicine. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):07-11. PDF icon Download PDF (92.74 KB)
Capron AM . Where Did Informed Consent for Research Come From?. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):12-29. PDF icon Download PDF (193.5 KB)
Wolf SM , Scholtes E , Koenig BA , Petersen GM , Berry SA , Beskow LM , Daly MB , Fernandez CV , Green RC , LeRoy BS , Lindor NM , O'Rourke PP , Radecki Breitkopf C , Rothstein MA , Van Ness B , Wilfond BS . Pragmatic Tools for Sharing Genomic Research Results with the Relatives of Living and Deceased Research Participants. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):87-109. PDF icon Download PDF (888.84 KB)
Gehlert S , Mozersky J . Seeing Beyond the Margins: Challenges to Informed Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations in Research. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):30-43. PDF icon Download PDF (171.18 KB)

Research Awards

The Consortium provides funding for intramural projects related to the societal implications of problems in health, environment, and the life sciences.

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