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Create IRBNet Account

Anyone associated with Downstate may create an IRBNet user name and password by following the instructions below:


  1. Each user agrees to comply with the IRBNet Individual User Terms of Use.
  2. All members of the Downstate workforce MUST use their Downstate e-mail address when setting up their account.  


Step 1: Create an IRBNet user account

  • Go to and click the “New User Registration” link. Follow the online instructions. Complete all items with red asterisk (*).When asked to identify your “organization” type SUNY in the text box and then select “SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY”.
  • Remember to click on the “Register” button in order to finalize your “New User Registration.”
  • Press the “Continue” button on the “Registration is Complete” page and follow “Step 2” to activate your IRBNet user account.

Step 2: Activate your IRBNet user account

  • After successful completion of “Step 1,” the User will receive an activation e-mail to the registered e-mail address. 
  • Sign-in to the e-mail account that you entered into the system and click on the link within that e-mail to activate your IRBNet account. 
  • You may begin using IRBNet as soon as activation is complete.

If you forget your password, follow the instructions on the web site.