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Tag: Common Rule
By Robert Dingwall | Published: January 25, 2017
The rush to publish a revised Common Rule for federally funded human research in the United States has created a flawed regulatory regime, says Robert Dingwall., Time to tear the whole edifice down and start over, he suggests.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: December 17, 2015
Revisions to the U.S. government's regulations on ethical treatment of human research subjects that would exempt some experiments from direct oversight by institutional review boards are facing pushback from paternalistic guardians, says our Robert Dingwall, who don't seem to believe subjects are competent to make decisions on their own.