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The Ethics of Mental Disorders Research Program

Overview

The Ethics of Mental Disorders Research Program supports empirical studies of ethical issues that accompany the conduct of mental disorders research involving human subjects. Topics relevant to this program include ethical issues regarding informed consent, assessing risks in human subjects research, oversight of protections for human subjects, study design in clinical trials, research with specimens and data, and dissemination of research findings.

Contact

Matthew V. Rudorfer, M.D.
Program Chief
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7137, MSC 9635
301-443‐1111, mrudorfe@mail.nih.gov