- : Provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Provides clarification and guidance, develops educational programs and materials, maintains regulatory oversight, provides advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and behavioral research.
- : Assures safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that radiation.
The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research. The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, 1979.
- : Summarizes the basic ethical principles for the conduct of human subjects research identified by the Commission: respect for persons; beneficence; and justice.
- : A code of research ethics set as a result of the Nuremberg Trials that address human subjects research.