Advance consent, critical interests and dementia research
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    Re "Advance consent, critical interests and dementia research"
    • Heather Zelle, Mental Health Law Fellow
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      • Richard J. Bonnie

    Formulating the desire to consent in advance to research as a critical interest is a valuable addition to the literature on consent to research by incapacitated individuals. As Dr. Buller notes, much attention has been paid to these concerns in the literature and many states have enacted statutes protecting human research subjects. States vary in how thoroughly they treat the topic, with some carefully defining who ma...

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