On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act. Passed as the Cures Act, the sweeping law aims to foster innovation, reduce administrative burdens, and otherwise enhance the nation’s approach to healthcare, medicine, and research. Read more
This week’s Research Ethics Roundup examines what the new 21st Century Cures law means for harmonization efforts, why cancer trials struggle with minority enrollment, a new study on reporting of bias-reducing methodologies in animal research, and the argument for open access publishing.
Cures Law Requires FDA, HHS to Harmonize Regs
Jeannie Baumann reports for Bloomberg BNA about a provision in the new 21st Century Cures law that requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address any differences between their corresponding [...] Read more