Adapting standards: ethical oversight of participant-led health research

PLoS Med. 2013;10(3):e1001402. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001402. Epub 2013 Mar 12.


As participant-led health research increases, Effy Vayena and and John Tasioulas examine what ethical questions are raised, and what types of standards need to be developed for appropriate ethical oversight for participant-led research projects.

MeSH terms

  • Academies and Institutes / ethics
  • Academies and Institutes / standards
  • Community-Based Participatory Research / ethics*
  • Community-Based Participatory Research / standards*
  • Ethics, Research*
  • Humans
  • Motivation

Grants and funding

No specific funding was received for writing this article.