Research ethics

The ethical issues in human subjects research have received increasing attention over the last 50 years. Institutional Review Boards for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRBs) have been established at most institutions that undertake research with humans. These committees are made up of scientists, clinical faculty, and administrators who review research according to the procedures set out in the Federal Regulations.

News items related to the topic: Research ethics

Benefits and Challenges of Pragmatic Trials for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Research Ethics Grand Rounds Panel Discussion: "Benefits and Challenges of Pragmatic Trials for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities"

People related to the topic: Research ethics

Ellen Wright Clayton, J.D., M.D.
Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law and Health Policy

Robert Hodapp, Ph.D.
Professor of Special Education; Director of Research, UCEDD

Back to the topic index