Protecting the confidentiality of genetic research data is an important aspect of genetic research that has been discussed in various forums.
Research data must be protected to prevent discrimination and its use in litigation.
The certificate of confidentiality was created to protect the subjects of alcohol-and drug-abuse studies, who may be engaging in illegal activities.
As revised in 1988, the certificate protects investigators engaging in other kinds of studies from being compelled to reveal information about subjects.
Because the certificate protects information that could damage a subject's financial or social standing or employability, it is an appropriate tool to use to maintain the confidentiality of genetic data.
The Department of Health and Human Services issues the certificates ; the procedure for applying for a certificate of confidentiality is presented.
Mots-clés Pascal : Certification, Confidentialité, Génétique, Recherche, Protection information, Méthodologie, Etats Unis, Ethique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Certification, Confidentiality, Genetics, Research, Information protection, Methodology, United States, Ethics, North America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0505940
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 01/03/1996.