The second review of the University of Minnesota’s psychiatric drug trials by the state’s legislative auditor found researchers often inadequately reported serious medical events with study participants, according to a 20-page report released Thursday.
After initiating changes in March, the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents approved steps the school plans to take in order to better protect research participants.
After years of discussion, the way graduate and professional programs at the University of Minnesota are classified is set to be revamped.
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents has approved steps the school plans to take to better protect research participants. Regents approved dozens of steps Friday the University will take to bolster its human research protections after it was blasted in two reports that were released earlier this year. The new safeguards will cost the University about nearly $10 million in the first year and almost $4.5 million each year after that. The changes are expected to take up to one year to fully implement.
After a failed bid to freeze costs for in-state students, tuition at the University of Minnesota will rise next year under President Eric Kaler’s recently released budget proposal.
University of Minnesota students can expect to see a tuition increase of up to 7 percent, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced Friday. Under Kaler’s budget proposal, Minnesota resident undergraduate tuition would increase by 1.5 percent — or around $180 annually — next fall. Nonresident undergraduates would see an increase of 7 percent on the Twin Cities campus, while resident graduate and professional students would see an average increase of 2.5 percent.
The University of Minnesota unveiled proposed changes last week to the way it protects human subjects in research.
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