National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects in Biomedical & Behavioral Research

National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects in Biomedical & Behavioral Research

 

The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare announced on August 23, 1974 his approval of the Charter providing for the operation and functions of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research which was established by section 201(a) of Pub. L. 93-348, signed into law July 12, 1974.

Commission Staff Director, Michael S. Yesley, J.D., preserved a full set of the Commission's documents, reports and transcripts. In doing so, Mr. Yesley preserved historical record and, through handwritten notes throughout the documents, provides a unique view of his impressions and events during the operation of the Commission.

Comments or questions:

Jere D. Odell, M.A., M.L.S.
IU Center for Bioethics
jdodell@iupui.edu

Amy J. Hatfield, M.L.S.
IU School of Medicine
ajhatfie@iupui.edu

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  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-07-18)
    Part 1 of this report discusses human fetal research. Part 2 explores the value of life. Part 3 considers an ethical appraisal. Part 4 discusses balancing the need for experimentation versus obligation to the fetus. ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-07-18)
    Part 1 of this report discusses human fetal research. Part 2 explores the value of life. Part 3 considers an ethical appraisal. Part 4 discusses balancing need for experimentation versus obligation to the fetus. Part ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-23)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-22)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (2006-05-22)
    Part I of this report contains the official mandate. The nature and purpose of research involving the fetus are summarized in Part II. The alternative means for achieving the purposes of fetal research are summarized in ...
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1976)
    Part IV of this report contains philosophical reports describing various perspectives on prison research as well as alternatives and foreign practices.
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1976)
    Part III of this report contains the activities of the Commission including site visits and public hearings.
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1976)
    General history, nature, and extent of research involving prisoners in the United States is discussed in Part II.
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1976)
    Part I of this report contains the recommendations as well as the deliberations and conclusions of the Commission and a summary of background materials.
  • United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1976)
    The Preface of this report contains introductory letters as well as a synopsis of the recommendations the Commission compiled with regard to prisoner research.