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The SCTO is an independent organisation and is based on a joint initiative of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.

As of 2017, the SCTO is a research infrastructure of national importance funded by the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Media coverage

What’s in a name? From 'subject' to 'participant'

Advisor Issue 445 special supplement, What’s in a name? From ‘subject’ to ‘participant’, ISSN 2041-3661, Canary Ltd, UK, (07/2019)

To contribute to the subject vs participant debate, send your views to info@brookwoodacademy.notexisting@nodomain.comorg (with the subject header "Participant debate") and join the discussion @SwissClinTrial.

Der «Subjektbegriff»: Ausdruck der Vulnerabilität von Menschen, an und mit denen geforscht wird

Read the comment by Dr med. Peter Kleist on the article above, What’s in a name? From 'subject' to 'participant', in German

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