Healthy children as subjects in pharmaceutical research

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Recruitment of healthy children for drug research has emerged due in part to several new American laws and policies that have led to a surge in pharmaceutical research involving children-subjects. In this paper, I review the ethical and scientific issues and the arguments in favor and against this new practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-159
Number of pages11
JournalTheoretical Medicine and Bioethics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Children
  • Clinical trials
  • Drugs
  • Ethics
  • Healthy subjects
  • Healthy volunteers
  • Non-therapeutic research
  • Pharmaceutical preparations
  • Research
  • Research subjects
  • Volunteer


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