Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Research

GMS BT 580

This course examines the development and implementation of regulatory as well as ethical issues involved with conducting clinical trials. Topics include: use of human subjects, privacy and confidentiality, conflicts of interest, use of stem cells in research, federal laws affecting laboratories, and genetic testing of gene and therapy trials. Students also participate in discussions on landmark legal cases affecting laboratory scientists.

Note: this course is also offered during Summer Term

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