Vera Skrydlyak


The article presents an overview of the history of development of international, US and Russian research ethics. Recent tragic events in biomedical research in the United States received wide public attention and demonstrated that the existing system of protection for human participants is not perfect. Currently Russian authorities are developing new regulations for biomedical research resembling the US model. The comparison of the experience of the United States and Russia allows to emphasize the ethical challenges in research and to find out the directions to avoid mistakes in future.

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