MRCT Center wins the 2015 Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection

The 2015 Awards for Excellence in Human Research Protection were announced on December 28th by Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, President and Founder of Health Improvement Institute, “The award program recognizes submissions that our judging panel determines have demonstrated excellence in promoting the well-being of human research participants.”

The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard won the 2015 Annual Award for Best Practice for the MRCT Return of Results Guidance Document and MRCT Return of Results Toolkit.

This toolkit and guidance document provides guidance and examples for disseminating non-technical summaries to participants of clinical trials, and have been used in Europe to draft equivalent materials for both the EU and UK. These materials are currently being adapted for use in South Korea for non-Western and integrative medicine.