Even though this hearing will take place in Washington, D.C., there's also a webcam option so anyone who is interested can "attend."
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “Institutional Review Boards that Oversee Experimental Human Testing for Profit”
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled, “Institutional Review Boards that Oversee Experimental Human Testing for Profit” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2009, in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. The hearing will examine whether institutional review boards (IRBs) and the federal government are adequately protecting human subjects of biomedical research.
- Gregory Kutz, Managing Director, Forensic Audits and Special Investigations, Government Accountability Office
- Dr. Jerry Menikoff, Director, Office for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services
- Dr. Joanne Less, Director, Good Clinical Practice Program, Food and Drug Administration
Daniel Dueber, Chief Executive Officer, Coast IRB, LLC
Anyone know if a transcript or other recording will be available?
The Committee has put up a video of the hearing, available to download off of their website – http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1552&Itemid=95.
Anne, Wonderful! Thanks!