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Testimony Before the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Regarding OHRP’s Draft Guidance on Disclosing Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care and the SUPPORT Trial

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Public Citizen applauds the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) for strongly reaffirming in its October 24 Federal Register notice announcing the release of its draft guidance on risks in research evaluating standard of care that the parents of premature infants enrolled in the NIH-funded Surfactant, Positive Pressure, and Pulse Oximetry Randomized Trial (SUPPPORT) were not informed of the trial’s reasonably foreseeable risks, including risks of blindness and death.