Review of Human subjects research regulation: perspectives on the future image

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, Vol. 36, Issue 2, April 2015
Lydia Stewart Ferreira (Visiting Scholar)


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Petrie-Flom Visiting Scholar Lydia Stewart Ferreira, currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School, recently published a review of I. Glenn Cohen & Holly F. Lynch's book, Human subjects research regulation: perspectives on the future in the journal Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.

From the review: 

The book outlines the complexity of HSR and offers thought provoking new concepts, commentaries, and options to protect human subjects and to minimize or prevent research risks. The book focuses on the American federal regulatory framework as it applies to agencies who receive federal funds. It would have been interesting to better understand the framework within which these agencies—and industries—operate outside the regulatory scope of the federal government. Perhaps that will be part of a future discussion. [...]

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