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News: January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017
The Obama Administration today issued a final rule that amends the “Common Rule,” the set of regulations governing federally funded research using human subjects. The Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) commented on the earlier proposed rule in December 2015. Following is a statement by the two association heads, AAU President Mary Sue Coleman and APLU President Peter McPherson, praising the new rule.