Common Rule tissue changes elicit objections

November 2011
Clinical Trials Administrator;Nov2011, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p125
The article offers information on the proposed change to the research Common Rule regarding the strengthening of informed consent protections related to research involving biospecimens. It discusses whether such rules may lead to collateral damage to the research enterprise. Included are comments from William E. Grizzle, professor of pathology at the University of Alabama, and Helen P. Cathro, associate professor in the department of pathology at the University of Virginia.


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