AFIP and JPC regulations regarding research on biospecimens and their associated data.

Chapter 4, the final chapter, builds on the foundation of the foregoing to draw out the overarching themes of the report and presents the committee’s findings, conclusions, and recommendations related to its statement of task.

Agendas of the public meetings held by the committee are provided in Appendix A. Appendix B contains a reproduction of the latest (as of the time this report was completed) version of JPC’s Contributor’s Consultation Request Form. DoD Instruction 3216.02, which delineates the military’s rules regarding the protection of human subjects and adherence to ethical standards in DoD-supported research, is reproduced in Appendix C. Biographic information on the committee members and staff responsible for this study are provided in Appendix D.

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