Study of Problems and Countermeasures on Ethical Review of Research in China


With the rapid development of biotechnology, ethical issues of scientific activities are more and more serious, while the ethical review as the main means of suppressing research ethics problems, it also has many problems in the process of practice. This article from the ethics review committee’s organizational structure, operation specifications, capacity, the scope of review and external regulation summarize the main problems of China's research ethics review, and on this basis, we put forward the corresponding countermeasures, hoping to provide certain reference of our country's research ethics review practice, and to better safeguard the healthy development of our country's scientific research.

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X. Deng and L. He, "Study of Problems and Countermeasures on Ethical Review of Research in China," iBusiness, Vol. 5 No. 3B, 2013, pp. 118-122. doi: 10.4236/ib.2013.53B025.

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