Category Archives: The Common Rule

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Human Research Subject . . . or Was There?

Human subjects research plays an important role in many of the medical and social advancements we enjoy today, but as a result of the horrifying and unethical experiments of the past (e.g., Nazi experiments, Tuskegee Syphilis study, Willowbrook State School experiments) human subjects research is now highly regulated and closely monitored.  Federal regulations require that […]