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.


Lamkin M , Elliott C . Avoiding Exploitation in Phase I Clinical Trials: More than (Un)Just Compensation. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):52-63. PDF icon Download PDF (149.61 KB)
Porter AS , Kodish E . The Ethics of Using Complementary Medicine in Pediatric Oncology Trials: Reconciling Challenges. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):64-71. PDF icon Download PDF (153.43 KB)
Biros M . Capacity, Vulnerability, and Informed Consent for Research . Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):72-78. PDF icon Download PDF (303.52 KB)
Burke W , Beskow LM , Trinidad SB , Fullerton SM , Brelsford K . Informed Consent in Translational Genomics: Insufficient Without Trustworthy Governance. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018;46(1):79-86. PDF icon Download PDF (121.57 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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