All clinical and preclinical studies are conducted strictly following the local legislation after regional ethics approval for the study has been obtained. Each study have the regional ethics approval before the study is conducted. The applications for ethical approval for a study involving human data also involves criteria for informed consent and a clear study protocol describing aims and procedures for the study, as well as a description of the data handling to secure patient integrity.
More information on ethical considerations
- Central Ethical Review Board (Etikprövningsnämnden)
- The Regional Ethical Review Board in Lund (Regionala Etikprövningsnämnden i Lund)
- The World Medical Association