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I. Glenn Cohen

I. Glenn Cohen is Professor at Harvard Law School, where he is also Faculty Codirector of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.

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Perspectives on the Future

The current framework for the regulation of human subjects research emerged largely in reaction to the horrors of Nazi human experimentation, revealed at the Nuremburg trials, and the Tuskegee syphilis study, conducted by U.S. government researchers from 1932 to 1972. This framework, combining elements of paternalism with efforts to preserve individual autonomy, has remained fundamentally unchanged for decades.