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Office of Research Administration

Policies and Guidance:

Policy IRB-01: Human Research Protections Program 

The IRB has posted revisions to Policy IRB-01, effective November 22, 2019.  In summary, the following changes were made:

  • The requirement for scientific review of all cancer studies was removed.
  • The requirement to obtain parental/legal guardian permission for research on newborn screening (dried blood) spots for HHS regulated research may now be waived, provided all of the criteria are met to grant the waiver.

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