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ANPRM – Human Subjects Research

On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) for “Human Subjects Research: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay and Ambiguity for Investigators.” The notice was published in the Federal Register (76 FR 44512).

The Chronicle reported this week that there would be a one month extension for universities to submit their pleas…

Universities knew they faced a complicated and far-reaching challenge when the federal government announced last month that it planned the first overhaul in three decades of regulations governing research on humans.

That realization was confirmed Wednesday with an announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services that it would accept university pleas for a one-month extension of the period for comments on the plan.

Read the entire article here: http://chronicle.com/article/Complexity-Slows-Drive-to/128852/

Want to know more about Protecting Human Subjects? Visit the AAA website: http://www.aaanet.org/issues/policy-advocacy/Protecting-Human-Subjects.cfm

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