Certificate of compliance

Beggs Laboratory

is in compliance with the HONcode

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13 Years

Certificate validity 22 Feb 2012 - Feb 2014

www.childrenshospital.org/research/beggs Visit website

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

10 Mar 1998

Certificate validity

22 Feb 2012 - Feb 2014

Date of last visit:

05 Feb 2015
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

This website is maintained by Tanya Holmes, BA, Elizabeth Taylor DeChene, MS, CGC, Alan H. Beggs, PhD, and assorted members of the Beggs Laboratory within Children's Hospital Boston. All credentials are displayed on the "Current Members" page of the website.

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

The information that we provide on our Web site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

When you visit our Web site you may provide us only one type of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis. Our Web site does not track with cookies. As we are not asking questions or selling a product, we do not need to trace those who visit our page. If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We will not provide your email address or contact information to third parties without your specific request or permission

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

The website was last updated on 06/23/2010.

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Phones, fax and email are provided.

Contact us

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

Our website is funded by research grants given to Children's Hospital from the National Institute of Health, various foundations and private donors.

(22 Feb 2012) - Link

Please note: This website neither hosts nor receives funding from advertising.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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