Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship

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Summer Bioethics Research Internship
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for its 2016 summer student program...

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate re...

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Fellowship Programs

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicat...

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A Lecture by Don Berwick,
Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2010-2011)

Thursday, June 02, 2016 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
Conferences
2015-2016
Milstein East ABC
Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Special Lecture to Open ASLME’s 39th Annual Health Law Professors Conference

Reception...

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The Future of Health Law and Policy:
The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center is celebrating its first decade and kicking off the next by looking at the f...

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Health Law Workshop: Michael Frakes

Monday, March 07, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation: "The Effects of Medical Liability Immunities on Physician Behavior: Evidence from the...

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The Limits to Consumerism in Healthcare:
A lecture by Mary Anne Bobinski

Wednesday, March 02, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

It is often said that health care has moved from paternalism, in the form of “doctor knows be...

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Canaries in the Coal Mine:
People with Disabilities and Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis

Monday, February 22, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Room B015
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

A lecture by Tom Shakespeare

About the Speaker

Tom Shakespeare is Senior Lecturer at Norwich...

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HKS Library Virtual Book Tour with HKS Professor Frances Kamm:

Harvard Kennedy School Library, January 20, 2016
by Interview/Virtual Book Tour with Frances Kamm (Senior Fellow Alumna)

Frances Kamm, Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Professor...

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At House Hearing, Pharma Execs Expected To Argue Price Hikes Affect Hospitals, Not Patients

Kaiser Health News, February 4, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

But M...

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Blinding as a Solution to Bias:

Elsevier Academic Press, February 2016
by Christopher Robertson (Academic Fellow Alumnus) and Aaron Kesselheim, eds.

What information should jurors have during court proceedings to render a just decision? Should poli...

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NAM Releases Report on Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

Bill of Health Blog, February 3, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the Part II post: 
 
My last post was a summary of the NAM’s Reco...
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Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity:

University of Pennsylvania Press, December 2015
by Alicia Ely Yamin (Global Health and Human Rights Initiative Fellow Alumna)

Enter promo code PG26 during checkout to receive a 20% discount!

“A brilliant, hi...

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Surge of Zika Virus Has Brazilians Re-examining Strict Abortion Laws

New York Times, February 3, 2016
by Simon Romero

RECIFE, Brazil — The surging medical reports of babies being born with unusually small heads...

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Babies With Genes From 3 People Could Be Ethical, Panel Says

NPR, February 3, 2016
by Rob Stein

Would it be ethical for scientists to try to create babies that have genetic material from three di...

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Health Law Workshop: Michelle M. Mello

Monday, February 01, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Reforming the Medical Liability System in New York: Outcomes of the New York S...

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Scientists get ‘gene editing’ go-ahead:

BBC News, February 1, 2016
by James Gallagher

It is the first time a country has considered the DNA-altering technique in embryos and approved it.

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Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments

New York Times, January 29, 2016
by Sheri Fink

[...] In recent years, shortages of all sorts of drugs — anesthetics, painkillers,antibiotics...

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Does it break the law to charge a lot for a cure?

The Incidental Economist Blog, January 28, 2016
by Nicolas Bagley, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow)

From the article:

[...] Talk about sending the wrong signals about what sorts of drugs we value mo...

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Incorporating ethical principles into clinical research protocols:

Journal of Medical Ethics, January 25, 2016 (online first)
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) et al.

Abstract:

A novel Protocol Ethics Tool Kit (‘Ethics Tool Kit’) has been developed by a...

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2 Abortion Foes Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Are Indicted

New York Times, January 25, 2016
by Manny Fernandez

HOUSTON — A grand jury here that was investigating accusations of misconduct against Pla...

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When the Water Turned Brown

New York Times, January 23, 2016
by Abby Goodnough, Monica Davey, and Mitch Smith

[...] Nearly a year and a half after the city started using water from the long-polluted Flint...

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Kansas Court of Appeals Voids Restrictive 2015 Abortion Law

New York Times, January 22, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

In a split decision, the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday held that the state Constitution, like t...

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Confronting Biospecimen Exceptionalism in Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule

Hastings Center Report, January/February 2016, Vol. 46, Issue 1
by By Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director), Barbara E. Bierer and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:

On September 8, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a Notice of Pro...

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The Ethical Conundrum of The Martian, According to a Harvard Bioethicist

Boston Magazine, January 14, 2016
by Chris Sweeney, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

Glenn Cohen liked The Martian, which this morning earned itself seven nomi...

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The Ethical Conundrum of The Martian, According to a Harvard Bioethicist

Boston Magazine, January 14, 2016
by Chris Sweeney, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

Glenn Cohen liked The Martian, which this morning earned itself seven nomi...

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Solving Pharma’s Shkreli Problem

Forbes, January 20, 2016
by Matthew Herper

[...] Martin Shkreli has a knack of saying exactly the thing that will make people angry. But the i...

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Anti-Abortion Groups Join Battles Over Frozen Embryos

New York Times, January 19, 2016
by Tamar Lewin

[...] As scientific advances have made frozen embryos common, they have brought new complicati...

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Determining Whether A Marketplace Plan Covers Abortion Is Still Difficult

Kaiser Health News, January 19, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

As the third open enrollment period winds down on the health insurance marketplaces, one thing...

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“FDA in the 21st Century: A Panel Discussion”:

MAGI, May 2, 2016, 8:30 - 10:00 AM
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

On Monday, May 2, 2016, from 8:30 to 10:00am, Petrie-Flom Executive Director Holly Fernandez Lynch...

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Learning the wrong lesson on privacy from Henrietta Lacks

Washington Post, January 8, 2016
by Christopher Robertson (Student Fellow Alumnus) and Jonathan D. Loe

From the article:

In her acclaimed 2010 book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,”...

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Law on Ultrasounds Reignites Abortion Battle in North Carolina

New York Times, January 10, 2016
by Richard Fausset

RALEIGH, N.C. — A state law requiring that doctors who perform anabortion after the 16th...

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Symposium on “Ethical Risk Assessment in Biomedical Big Data”

Organised by the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, in association with the Brocher Foundation., March 14-15, 2016
by Featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Please register via the event website.

Description

In biomedical research, the analysis of large...

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Health Care Organizations and the Power of Procedure

The American Journal of Bioethics , Vol. 16, Issue 1, January 2016
by Emily A. Largent (Student Fellow Alumna)

From the article:

Rationing refers to “any explicit or implicit measures that allow people t...

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Healthcare Research Analyst (Part-time)

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Healthcare Research Analyst (Part-time)
Altarum Institute’s Systems Research & Initiatives

Deadline: Open until filled.

Overview:

Altarum Institute’s Systems Research & Initiatives (SRI) is seeking a part-tim...

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Why Preventing Cancer Is Not the Priority in Drug Development

The Upshot, New York Times, December 28, 2015
by Austin Frakt, citing Ben Roin (former Academic Fellow and Faculty Co-Director)

From the article: 

Most people would agree that it would be better to prevent cancer, if...

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FDA Says Gay Men Can Give Blood — But Only If They Don’t Have Sex for a Year

VICE News, December 22, 2015
by VICE News Staff, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Harvard Law School bioethics and the law professor I. Glenn Cohen told VIC...

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FDA eases blood donation ban on gay men

CBS News, December 21, 2015
by Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The FDA is easing its restrictions on gay and bisexual men who want to make a blood donation. But t...

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Assistant Professor of Bioethics

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Assistant Professor of Bioethics
Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

Deadline: Open until filled.

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences has an opening for an Assistant Professor of B...

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Le tourisme médical, entre risques et espoirs

ICI Radio-Canada (in French), December 6, 2015
by Anne-Diandra Louarn, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

« Les Canadiens sont en général fiers de leur sys...

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Program

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Program
Fordham University

Deadline: February 25, 2016

Now beginning its sixth year, the Fordham HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training In...

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Clinical Bioethicist

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Clinical Bioethicist
Anne Arundel Medical Center

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Clinical Bioethicist will serve as an architect for the structure and development of the Bioeth...

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Clinical Ethicist Position (Alberta, Canada)

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Clinical Ethicist Position (Alberta, Canada)
Alberta Health Services

Deadline: December 29, 2015

The Clinical Ethicist provides support in addressing, analyzing, and resolving complex ethical issu...

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Call for Abstracts: UAMS Ethics Workshop

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Call for Abstracts: UAMS Ethics Workshop
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Deadline: January 29, 2016

Respect for autonomy is a central principle in medical ethics. Adults are presumed to have the abil...

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Brocher Foundation Residencies

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Brocher Foundation Residencies
The Brocher Foundation

Deadline: February 14, 2016

The Brocher Foundation offers visiting researchers the opportunity to come at the Brocher Cent...

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Euthanasia in Belgium:
The most recent legal developments and policy challenges

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Conference Room, 1st floor
Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Ave. , Boston, MA

A lecture by Sigrid Sterckx, Professor of Ethics and Political and Social Philosophy, Ghe...

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Call for Applications: Law Science and Technology Fellow

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Call for Applications: Law Science and Technology Fellow
Petrie-Flom Center

Deadline: November 20, 2015

The Program on Law Science and Technology is looking for a Harvard Law student fellow to work on pr...

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Intensive Workshop in Conflict Resolution

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Intensive Workshop in Conflict Resolution
Penn Clinical Ethics Mediation Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is now enrolling participants for the upcom...

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Neuroethics Seminar: Busting Clots on Your Behalf?
The Ethics of Presumed Consent to Thrombolytics in Acute Stroke

Thursday, November 05, 2015 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Tosteson Medical Education Center Amphitheatre
Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Event Description

You've just suffered a large stroke, and are unable to communicate. Your doc...

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Clinical Ethics Fellowship

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Clinical Ethics Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles

Deadline: December 11, 2015

University of California, Los Angeles 
Arny and Anne Porath Clinical Ethics Fellowship

The Un...

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Baby Markets: Call for Abstracts

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Baby Markets: Call for Abstracts
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Deadline: December 1, 2015

The Baby Markets International Congress celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Baby Markets Roundta...

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Law Report - California: Euthanasia

by Damien Carrick, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from Transcript:

[...] Well, it's quite likely that California has again irreversibly...

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Harvard Reception at the ASBH 17th Annual Meeting

Friday, October 23, 2015 8:00 - 9:30 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Hilton Americas-Houston, Meeting Room 336
1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX

Directors and staff from the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School and the Petrie-Flom Cen...

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Second Annual HLS-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference:
Drugs, Animals, and Food: Law & Policy of Antibiotics in the Food System

Friday, October 23, 2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Pound Hall, Room 102
Harvard Law School, 1536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

The debate over antibiotic use in animal agriculture combines elements of science, eth...

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Neuroethics Seminar: Brain Hacking to Boost Your A-Game:
The Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement in Gaming and Competition

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Armenise Building, D Amphitheatre
Harvard Medical School, 210 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Event Description

This event was free and open to the public. 

Personal enhancement isn'...

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Moral Bioprediction, Bioenhancement, and the Law:
A Lecture by Julian Savulescu

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Pound Hall, Room 102
Harvard Law School, 1536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description 

Increasingly, knowledge from biology and neuroscience allows us to identify biol...

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Clinical Ethics Immersion Program

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Clinical Ethics Immersion Program
Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: December 15, 2015

Cleveland Clinic's Clinical Ethics Immersion Program is a rigorous immersion learning experienc...

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Postdoctoral Fellowship
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University

Deadline: December 7, 2015

For 2016-2017, we seek up to three new postdoctoral fellows.

We welcome candidates with substantia...

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Synthetic Biology:
Science, Policy, and Ethics

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Harkness South Dining Room (205)
Harvard Law School, Casperson Student Center, Cambridge, MA

Description

Synthetic biology, "which aims to apply standardized engineering techniques to biology...

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Conference Assistant

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Conference Assistant
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a 41-year-old, educational nonprofit o...

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Education Specialist

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Education Specialist
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a 41-year-old, educational nonprofit o...

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Director of Programs

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Director of Programs
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a 41-year-old, educational nonprofit o...

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Amend the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects

by Department of Health and Human Services (and several other federal departments and agencies)

This Federal Register notice from September 2015 outlines proposed changes to the Common Rule. Thes...

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