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Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). OHRP helps ensure this by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, maintaining regulatory oversight, and providing advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and social-behavioral research.

 


NPRM for Revisions to the Common Rule

HHS Announces Proposal to Improve Rules Protecting Human Research Subjects 

Changes proposed to ensure the highest standards of protections for human subjects involved in research, while enhancing effectiveness of oversight

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Human Subjects Protections Update