5. Ethics and approvals - MRC

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5.6 Bioterrorism and biomedical research

The MRC is aware that in light of global events, biomedical research that involves the use of potentially harmful pathogens and toxins has come under increased scrutiny, and that there are heightened concerns that the misuse of this research could increase the potential threat of bioterrorist attacks. Applicants are asked to take note of MRC’s policy statement when preparing proposals.

Last updated: 17 August 2021

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