Background Analysis: US HHS Advisory Committee to Discuss Topics Related to Human Research Protections – OCT 21-22, 2015 (SACHRP)

The US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced that there will be a meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) on Wednesday to Thursday, October 21-22, 2015. The meeting will include presentations entitled as follows:

-Overview of NPRM (Referring to the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), dated September 8, 2015.)

-Overview of SACHRP Recommendations on the NPRM

-Mandated Single IRB Review Under the NPRM

-Biospecimens and Biospecimen Consent Under the NPRM

-Informed Consent and Waiver Under the NPRM

-Exclusions and Exemptions Under the NPRM.

Both days will also include a 30 minute session for public comment.

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