Good Scientific Practice Ethics

Ethics Commission

In the canton of Bern, the Ethics Commission of the Canton of Bern checks the medical research studies carried out on people with or without therapeutic benefits and clinical-psychological research studies carried out on people insofar as there is a therapeutic influence.

The Cantonal Research Ethics Commission exercises a sovereign control function:

  • to protect test subjects
  • to ensure the clinical-scientific and bio-ethical quality of the individual test protocols in light of the local requirements.