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News & Announcements

Dec 10, 2018

The IRB provided an overview of the revised Common Rule and how to prepare for the regulatory changes in January 2019. Listen to the recording to learn more about the revisions that go into affect on January 21, 2019.

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Jun 13, 2018

Vice President for Research Allen Levine has appointed Michelle Biros, M.D., to serve as deputy institutional official for biomedical studies for the University of Minnesota’s Institutional Review Board, effective May 1, 2018.

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May 3, 2018

On April 20, 2018, OHRP proposed an additional delay to the Revised Common Rule. If finalized, the Revised Common Rule would require institutions to continue to comply with the requirements of the current Common Rule until January 21, 2019. This would be a six-month delay of the effective and compliance date of July 19, 2018.

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Events

May 24 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Courtney Jarboe, HRPP assistant director, education and outreach, will review best practices for the involvement of non-English speakers in research. This session will also highlight new requirements that will go into effect on July 1, 2019. 

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June 11 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Debra DeBruin, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Bioethics, and Michelle Biros, MD, vulnerable populations advisor for the IRB, will address vulnerability in principle and practice. This session will discuss what it means to be vulnerable in research and will apply this understanding to case studies to highlight ethical considerations for the conduct and development of a research protocol. 

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June 24 8:00 a.m. to June 28 4:00 p.m.

The ACRP CRC Boot Camp provides over 50 hours of foundational knowledge specific to the role of the clinical research coordinator (CRC).