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Revisions to the Common Rule

January 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies’ revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule) are included in today’s edition of the Federal Register. These revisions are an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight. The Final Rule and additional related information can be accessed at: https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/regulations-and-policy/regulations/finalized-revisions-common-rule/index.html.

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Content last reviewed on January 19, 2017