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UK consults on plans for a single medical research regulator

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Executive Summary

The UK's Academy of Medical Sciences is seeking feedback on the merits of placing responsibility for different aspects of medical research regulation, including that of clinical trials, within a "single research regulator". Among other things, it is seeking feedback on ways to reorganise the research regulatory activities of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).




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