Using the Brain Dead for Medical Research

Susan R. Martyn

University of Toledo - College of Law


Utah L. Rev., Vol. 1, 1986

Federal Institutional Review Board Regulations should be amended to require review of research proposals involving brain dead bodies. IRB review would aid in ensuring the certainty of the brain death determination, the need for the proposed research, and the proper disclosure to family members.

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Keywords: Neomort, Biomort, Brain Death, Medical Research, Human Subjects Research, President's Commission, Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Transplantation, Organ Donation, Cadaver, Institutional Review Boards

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Date posted: July 16, 2008  

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Martyn, Susan R., Using the Brain Dead for Medical Research (1986). Utah L. Rev., Vol. 1, 1986. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1160010

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