Office for Human Research Protections

Definition / meaning of Office for Human Research Protections

The office within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that protects the rights, welfare, and well-being of people involved in clinical trials. It also makes sure that the research follows the law 45 CFR 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). Also called OHRP.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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