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PRIM&R advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research; identifies and promotes best practices in research oversight and subject protections; and disseminates balanced, thorough, and accurate information on ethical and regulatory issues affecting research. We serve individuals and organizations involved in the conduct and oversight of research by creating and offering a variety of educational programming and professional development opportunities. PRIM&R is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization.

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