New Effective Date: July 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies have announced an Interim Final Rule (IFR) that delays by six months the effective date and general compliance date of the revisions to the “Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects” (also known… more »
For NIH grant applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, NIH expects all domestic sites of NIH-funded multi-site studies, where each site conducts the same protocol involving non-exempt human subjects research, will use a single IRB (sIRB). This may be either an independent IRB, or the institutional IRB of one of the… more »
Please click on the link below to read a letter from Georgia State’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Jim Weyhenmeyer, regarding the expected revision to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, known as the Common Rule, was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.
Letter from… more »
The Unanticipated Problem Form is replacing the Unanticipated/Adverse Event Form. For more information on Unanticipated Problems, please see the power point presentation and Section 21 of the IRB Manual of Policies and Procedures.
Georgia State University works diligently to maintain compliance with all federal regulations impacting the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that gives parents certain rights with respect to their children’s educational records. These rights transfer to the student when he… more »
A new Compensation Section has been added to the model informed consent form. All new submissions must use the new version of the model informed consent. Please see the following link to access the model informed consent form.
Authorization agreements are used when one institution relies on the review of another institution’s IRB. If you wish to have an authorization agreement in place, a new form is available in iRIS.
CITI Training: Social/Behavioral Basic Course to Change Jan. 5:
Effective Jan. 5, 2015, the CITI Program will replace its Introduction (757) module for the Social Behavioral – Basic Course (required training for individuals conducting human research in social/behavioral fields). Learners will need to complete the full Social Behavioral – Basic Course (all 12 modules) before… more »