Regulatory and Ethical Codes
Within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
HHS Regulation 45 CFR part 46 at the Office for Human Research Protections
HHS Guidance at the Office for Human Research Protections
Regulation and guidance at the Food and Drug Administration’s Good Clinical Practice portal
The Belmont Report Written in 1979 by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.
Declaration of Helsinki – International doctrine, written in 1964 by the World Medical Organization and revised several times since then. The Declaration defines basic tenets of human rights in biomedical research involving human subjects.
Nuremberg Code – The ethical guideline written as a result of World War II Nazi war crimes against humanity.
- Page last reviewed: March 30, 2017
- Page last updated: May 9, 2016
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- Office of the Associate Director for Science