InfoMail for March 31, 2002

  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 31, 2002 Harvard research jeopardizedthe welfare of disadvantaged Chinese people while violating federal regulations. FYI Sadly, Harvard joins . . . Continue reading →

InfoMail for March 17, 2002

  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 17, 2002  Ethics of Physician/IndustryRelationships FYI You are being sent a link to an article from theheart.org,the website . . . Continue reading →

InfoMail for March 16, 2002

  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 16, 2002  Ethics of Physician/IndustryRelationships FYI You are being sent a link to an article from theheart.org,the website . . . Continue reading →

InfoMail for March 15, 2002

  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 15, 2002  Seattle Times Reports 6 More FamiliesSue Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center FYI The Seattle Times reports that . . . Continue reading →

Who is a Human Subject? Who has the Right to Informed Consent?

"The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential."
[Nuremberg Code, 1947]

"Human subject means a living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains (1) data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or (2) identifiable private information. [ Code of Federal Regulations 45 CFR 46.102 (f)]

On October 30, 2001, the National Human Research Protection Advisory Committee (NHRPAC) signed off on recommendations redefining the term "human subject" in an effort to accommodate research that invades people’s privacy by declaring that "human subjects" are only those "who interact personally with research investigators."

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