Categories: research, science, medicine
Author: Sandra McDermin
|Topic:||Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Committee on Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research
Wednesday, October 2, 2002
1530 Longworth House Office Bldg. -- 10:30 a.m.
416 Russell Senate Office Bldg. -- 11:30 a.m.
Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants
A number of serious problems in recent research studies -- such as deaths of participants and conflict-of-interest cases -- have highlighted the need for enhanced protections for study participants. Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants, new from the Institute of Medicine, provides a blueprint for designing and implementing a comprehensive protection program for human research participants.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 3, 2002 and can be found, in its entirety, on the National Academy Press Web site.