NIH Interference Is Cited in Federal Efforts to Protect Research Subjects


Complaints about a U. of Alabama study on premature babies led the Office for Human Research Protections to question the university. Then, emails show, the NIH intervened on the researchers’ behalf.
May 27, 2014

The federal agency charged with protecting patients in medical trials is being challenged over its effectiveness and independence, in new fallout from an experiment suspected of endangering hundreds of premature infants.

Government email records…

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