September 02, 2015

HHS Announces Proposal to Improve Rules Protecting Human Research Subjects

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced proposed revisions to the regulations that govern research on individuals who participate in research, often referred to as the Common Rule.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) requests comments for HHS to consider as it drafts the final rule. HHS will take public comment on this NPRM for 90 days, beginning September 8, 2015.

For more information, see the HHS press release.