Internal Announcements

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Rule Changes Proposed for Research on Humans

August 17, 2011

The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in coordination with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to request comment on how current regulations for protecting human subjects who participate in research might be modernized and revised to be more effective. This ANPRM seeks comment on how to better protect human subjects who are involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators.

Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans: Review of Tri-Council Policy Statement Changes

August 2, 2011

The Neuroethics Platform is pleased to deliver this summary of the changes introduced into the 2nd Edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS2) for NeuroDevNet. It represents significant updates that are important for the ethical conduct of all research with human subjects, as well as those that pertain specifically to research with children and Aboriginal communities.

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NeuroDevNet Clearing House launch

May 19, 2011

We are happy to announce the release of the first stage of the NeuroDevNet clearing House. All NeuroDevNet members can now access freely documents provided by many NeuroDevNet investigators including protocols, questionnaires, and policies at

Welcome to the new members portal

May 19, 2011

It is our pleasure to announce the release of our new NeuroDevNet members portal!
You can access it the same way you used to access the internal website, by clicking on the 'members portal' link at the bottom of the page (previously called 'internal' link). You can also use the following URL: