Research Study Volunteer Policies

Study Volunteers

The safety of human subjects and success of generating meaningful date from clinical research depends on selection and retention of appropriate volunteers. The Belmont Report identifies the basic ethical principles of research involving human Respect for Persons, Beneficence, and Justice. The following links provide DIvision of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) policies to assist DMID staff and investigators address the selection of study volunteers.

DMID Policies

Additional Information

  • Protocol and Informed Consent page
  • Good Clinical Practice and Human Subject page
  • Selected References page
    • Food and Drug Administration heading for
      • Race and Ethnic Data in Clinical Trials
      • 21CFRpart 50 for Human Subjects Protections
    • Ethical Codes and Standards heading
    • Human Subjects Protections heading for
      • 45CFR46 for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations
      • OHRP for Consent, Review, and Vulnerable Populations
      • International Conference on Harmonisation
    • E6 Good Clinical Practice
    • E-5 Ethnic Factors in the Acceptability of Foreign Clinical Data
    • National Institutes of Health heading for
      • Guideline on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities as Subjects in Clinical Research
      • Policy and Guidelines on the Inclusion of Children as Participants in Research Involving Human Subjects
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