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  • DHHS Plans to Assess Need for Revisions to Human Research Protections at Upcoming Meeting

    • 21 September 2012
    The US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is planning to meet in October to discuss whether current protections afforded to human research subjects are adequate, or whether new regulations and guidelines are needed. The meeting, announced in the Federal Register on 20 September , will involve DHHS' Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections ( SACHRP ). The group, which acts as an advisory committee, is charged with providing recommendatio...
  • Human Protections Oversight Body Seeks New Members

    • 06 September 2012
    Officials at the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are looking for two new members to serve on the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), the agency announced in a Federal Register posting . SACHRP is a part of DHHS's Office of Human Research Protections, which, along with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is responsible for overseeing the rights and welfare of participants enrolled in clinical trials conducte...