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White House Finalizes Scaled Back Research Regs

Jan. 18, 2017, 11:42 PM

Steps to modernize how nearly 20 federal agencies oversee human research will primarily kick in next year, under a major rule issued by the Obama administration two days before it leaves the White House.

The Jan. 18 release of the human subject protection regulations known as the Common Rule (RIN:0937-AA02) culminates an initiative from the early days of President Barack Obama’s administration. The regulations issued in 1991 were developed around a...

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