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Researchers Call For Increased Standards For Human Drug Trials

Researchers from McGill University in Montreal are calling for standards to be strengthened in early-stage human drug trials. In a new report, researchers are urging the standards for human drug trial approvals to include evidence of potential efficacy before the trial begins. "We believe that many [first-in-human] studies are launched on the basis of flimsy, under-scrutinized evidence," Jonathan Kimmelman, a bioethicist, and Carole Federico, a Ph.D.
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