Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Validation in biomedical research

Keuck, Lara
Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe „Praktiken der Validierung in der biomedizinischen Forschung“
The reproducibility crisis in global biomedical research, the reliability of Covid-19 tests in different settings, the search for informative endpoints in clinical studies: many current challenges in medical research recur to similarly universal questions of validation. At the same time, technical and methodological developments and changing frameworks have influenced how precisely the validity and significance of test and research results should be measured and interpretated. We are investigating these continuities and changes.

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