Biomedical research involving human subjects has traditionally been treated as a unique endeavor, presenting special risks and demanding special protections. But in several ways, the regulatory scheme governing human subjects research is counter-intuitively less protective than the labor and employment laws applicable to many workers.
Fernandez Lynch, Holly
"Human Research Subjects As Human Research Workers,"
Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yjhple/vol14/iss1/3