Response of the Department of Health and Human Services to NBAC's Report 'Research Involving Human Biological Materials: Ethical Issues and Policy Guidance'. Future Considerations


Given the rate at which scientific advances are being made, there should be recognition that recommendations made, guidance issued, or regulations promulgated today may be inadequate to address research-related ethical concerns in the future. Therefore, the Working Group recommends re-examination from time to time as necessary of the guidance and regulations governing human subjects protection.

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