Children in Research

Mar 8, 2021 3:00 pm

The involvement of children of any age in human subjects research involves additional regulatory and ethical considerations. Resources on the main categories for consideration follow.

Children are persons who have not attained the legal age for consent to treatments or procedures involved in the research, under the applicable law of the jurisdiction in which the research will be conducted (45 CFR 46.402)


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Last Updated: March 19, 2021 2:30 PM