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News & Announcements


  • ERICA Updates

    Effective Sunday, May 24, 2015, the ERICA system has been updated.

  • IRB Updates

    The IRB will no longer require that the FDA Form 1572 be provided with submissions for investigational drug studies and the IRB will no longer consider new risks reported in updated IBs as possible unanticipated problems according to the IRB’s reporting policy.

  • Interim Policy on Institutional Conflicts of Interest (ICOI) Rule

    The University of Utah has implemented an interim rule for addressing institutional conflicts of interest, effective May 1, 2015.

  • Revised VA Consent and Authorization Templates

    The VA Consent and Authorization Templates have been updated in accordance with the November 12, 2014 version of VHA Handbook 1200.05.

  • IRB Staff Changes

    We are pleased to welcome a new Coordinator to the IRB.

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