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The sixteen federal agencies responsible for protecting human subjects of federally-funded research issued a final rule to modernize the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects on January 19, 2017 - the last day of the outgoing Administration. This is the first comprehensive overhaul of the so-called "Common Rule," which was issued in 1991 to create a uniform set of standards governing federally funded or sponsored research involving human subjects. Read More ›

The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services announced a civil money penalty of $3.2 million against a Dallas hospital on February 1.  Read More ›

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