Online Health and Support Resources

IRB Related Resources Online

  • My Very Own Medicine: What Must I know? Information Policy for Pharmacogenetics.
    Public Health Genetics Unit, National Health Service, UK - D. Melzer et al. (2003).
    www.phgfoundation.org/reports/4959/
    General information and background, looking ahead to future needs, including guidance for IRBs. Requires free site registration
     
  • New York State Task Force on Life and Law:
    Genetic Testing and Screening in the Age of Genomic Medicine (2001).
    www.health.ny.gov/regulations/task_force/reports_publications/screening.htm
    Includes general and state specific information in a bulleted report that is relatively easy to scan by topic
     
  • Office for Human Research Protections: Protecting Human Research Subjects
    www.hhs.gov/ohrp/
    Discusses many issues that continue to challenge IRBs and investigators (and policy makers) today
     
  • Pharmacogenetics: Ethical Issues.
    Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2003).
    www.nuffieldbioethics.org/pharmacogenetics
    Includes a section discussing the use of pharmacogenetics in clinical trials

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Last Reviewed: July 1, 2013