Federal Overhaul of Rules for Human Research Hits Impasse

Massachusetts General Hospital

E. Greg Koski, a former director of the Office for Human Research Protections, says the government should ask basic questions about what exactly it is trying to achieve, rather than "tinkering around the edges" of the current rules.
March 07, 2013

After nearly two years of effort, a bid to rewrite the federal rules governing research involving human subjects appears to be stuck, with little optimism for a way forward.

Universities and researchers pressing for changes in the Common Rule, which…

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