Clint D. Hermes


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Clint Hermes draws on his deep experience as general counsel at two academic medical centers to advise clients on regulatory, contracting and corporate governance matters. He also offers clients practical advice and insights on all regulatory and contracting aspects of human subjects research. Clint has extensive experience with – and has been widely published on – biomedical research regulatory matters involving:

  • The Common Rule.
  • INDs and IDEs.
  • Clinical trial registration.
  • Conflicts of interest.
  • Research misconduct.
  • Federal grant funding.
  • Animal research.
  • The use and sharing of research data and biospecimens.
  • Human research protection program design and implementation.
  • Expanded access to investigational products.

Through his counsel, Clint enables clients to engage in productive partnerships by structuring contracts among the various parties needed to carry out a clinical trial or other research collaboration both domestically and in foreign jurisdictions. His work across continents has included the following:

  • Advising a research institution in establishing a clinical trial in Eastern Zimbabwe, including site evaluation, training of local research staff, and establishment and education of a community advisory board in Mutare.
  • Working in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Vietnam on behalf of NIH- and USAID-funded projects.
  • Structuring a tissue collection research project in Thailand.
  • Providing extensive advice regarding healthcare delivery, research, and medical education in the Arabian Gulf.
  • Contracting with international affiliates of a U.S. hospital throughout Latin America and the Middle East.
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American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R)

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