National Institutes of Health Clinical Center


General Resources

Office of Human Subjects Research Protections (OHSRP)
Guidance for NIH employees and grantees

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Guidance for research supported by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Bioethics Information Resources
Electronic bioethics resources organized by the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Fogarty International Center
NIH center for global health research

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Clinical trials guidance from the FDA

Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
A description of the ELSI program of NHGRI

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Policies, Guidance and Other Documents

Federal Regulations and Guidance

45-CFR-46 - Protection of Human Subjects (The Common Rule)
Code of Federal Regulations effective August 19, 1991

HIPAA Privacy Rule and its Impact on Research
On the Department of Health and Human Services Health Privacy Rule

Executive Order To Prohibit Discrimination in Federal Employment Based on Genetic Information
An executive order signed by President Clinton in 2000

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Philosophical Background

The Belmont Report
Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research (April 18, 1979)

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NIH Human Subjects Research Policies

OHSRP Policies and Procedures
NIH human subjects research policies

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