The Troubles With IRBs

In 2006, a symposium at Northwestern University discussed problems with IRB (Institutional Review Board) oversight of research. Fascinating papers based on the proceedings are available. From Federic Coe’s paper:

In 2006, the IRB ran into heavy issues with our use of scrap urine. They performed a review of our past submissions and found worrisome irregularities.

IRB Watch.

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