®: CRE Regulatory Action of the Week
An HHS Advisory Commission Recommends Federal Regulatory Authority Over Privately Funded Research
Read article in The Washington Post, "U.S. Oversight Urged for Human Research," May 16, 2001.
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The National Bioethics Advisory Commission states that as many as 50,000 U.S. researchers participate in conducting clinical studies in humans. They believe that the current regulatory system that applies to federally funded research be expanded to include privately funded research. CRE has been following developments in the human research area (see related CRE activities.) CRE is in the process of writing a number of white papers on this issue.