AAU and other organizations sent a letter to representatives Pocan, Deutch, DelBene, Speier, Raskin, Nadler, DeGette, Lee, Lofgren, and Khanna to express their support for their amendment to H.R. 2740
AAU, AAMC, APLU, and COGR sent a joint letter to the Office for Human Resources Protection (OHRP) expressing concern about the application of the cooperative research requirement under the revised Common Rule.
Four Associations, including Association of American Universities, wrote in support of the proposal to delay the general compliance date of the revised common rule.
Overview of the Final Revised Common Rule
Statement by AAU and APLU praising the Obama administration's final rule amending the “Common Rule,” the set of regulations governing federally funded research using human subjects.
University groups’ statement on National Academies report to optimize federal investments in academic research.
The analysis found that over 95% of patients and members of the research community were opposed to one or more of the major proposed changes.
We concur with OHRP’s conviction in the foundational principles of the Belmont Report, and furthermore emphasize that justice and beneficence merit equal consideration alongside autonomy.
Policies and regulations related to human subjects protection are among the most frequently cited causes of the increased burden and cost associated with research.
Human Subjects Protection | Letters | Reducing Regulatory Burden | Research Administration & Regulation
"Roll Call" Op-Ed supporting NIH funding and research.
Human Subjects Protection | Articles & Op-Eds | Research Administration & Regulation | Innovation and Competitiveness