DOE Human Subjects Database Available via World Wide Web

April 22, 1994

The U.S. Department of Energy has established an electronic database that allows easy access to information on current research involving human subjects at all of the national laboratories, including LBL.

Public release of the database fulfills a commitment Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary made to Senator John Glenn and other members of Congress during hearings last January.

The DOE Human Subjects Database is accessible on the World Wide Web. via a server at John Hopkins University. Access this database via this link.

The information available on each project includes title, a brief abstract, funding level, the name of the research institution, and the name of the funding agency. There are 49 projects listed for LBL.

A printout of the database is also available in the public reading room at DOE's Oakland Operations Office.