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- About the IRB
It is the mission of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants.
The IRB has updated a number of consent and parental permission document templates.
Due to changes in HIPAA regulation released in March 2013, participation in the tissue bank must be optional for treatment/intervention trials.
The IRB has reviewed studies where the sponsor section of the application is blank, even when the study has a sponsor.
This policy change proposes one additional non-federal exemption category, and outlines the new Exemption Umbrella Protocol procedures.
Effective Monday, April 29, 2013, the ERICA system will be updated.