Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Debate: We need new ethical review legislation

2016-02-09

According to Mats G. Hansson, the Macchiarini case puts the spotlight on the shortcomings of the Swedish system for ethical review.

According to Mats G. Hansson, Sweden lacks safety nets and ethical review of experimental treatments. At the same time, medical research is sometimes subject to over-bureaucratization. This system does not benefit either patients or research.

Read article in Dagens Medicin (in Swedish): En ny etikprövningslag behövs

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