National Academy of Sciences
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National Research Council
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October 3, 2002

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Broader federal oversight is needed to ensure that the health and well-being of people who are enrolled in research studies, whether publicly or privately funded, are better-protected, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.

Daniel D. Federman, Senior Dean for Alumni Relations and Clinical Teaching and Carl W. Walter Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Education Harvard Medical School and Chair, Committee on Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research Participants.