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An IRB Member's Perspective on Access to Innovative Therapy

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Dale Moore

Albany Law School

Date Written: 1994

Abstract

Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) significantly influence patients’ access to innovative therapy. In hospitals, particularly academic medical centers, IRBs’ decisions may well control the extent to which certain types of innovative therapy are available. This article discusses the IRBs’ members individual responsibilities to facilitate research without sacrificing the interests of research subjects, whose protection is the primary responsibility of the IRB.

Keywords: IRBs, Innovative Therapy

Suggested Citation

Moore, Dale, An IRB Member's Perspective on Access to Innovative Therapy (1994). Albany Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 559, 1994. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1568154

Dale Moore (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

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Albany, NY 12208
United States

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