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Research News from the IRB (April 2021)
Consent Form Posting; University Sponsor and Sponsor-Investigator IND/IDE and FDA Pre-Submission Requirements; Toolkit Updates; Clarifying Submission Requirements - Investigator Brochures Received from Sponsors; Let Your Voice be Heard - HRPP and IRB Website Work; Staffing and Membership Updates from Our Virtual Office; Membership Updates; IRB Submission Tips from the Experts; Quality Assurance Corner; Educational Opportunities
Research News from the IRB (January 2021)
HRPP Accreditation; COVID-19 Guidance for Human Research; Remembering Pam Van Coevering, IRB Manager; Toolkit Updates: Toolkit Revision Cycle Changing, Toolkit Changes Released; Update Regarding Requirements for the Use of the Short Form Process; Lapsed IRB Approvals; IRB Metrics; IRB Submission Tips; Educational Opportunities
Research News from the IRB (September 2020)
Feedback Requested: Semi-Annual Survey; AAHRPP Site Visit & Next Steps; University Policy Update: Safety of Minors; Quality Assurance (QA) FAQs; IRB Performance & Metrics; ETHOS Updates; Required IRB Training; Consent in the time of COVID-19; Educational Opportunities
Research News from the IRB (May 2020)
Collaborating to Address COVID-19 Challenges; Collaborating to Address COVID-19 Challenges; Ancillary Review, Your Feedback is Requested; Toolkit Updates; IRB Metrics; Research Community Feedback; FDA Part 11 Compliant Electronic Consent; IRB Submission Tips; Educational Opportunities
Research News from the IRB (March 2020)
Routine FDA Inspection of UMN IRB; AAHRPP Visit Scheduled; Ancillary Review Process Improvements; University Policy Update: University Sponsor and Sponsor-Investigator IND/IDE and FDA Pre-Submission Requirements; Regulatory Ancillary Review; ETHOS Enhancements: Changes to RNI Process; IRB Submission Tips; Educational Opportunities
Research News from the IRB (December 2019)
Step 1: Renewal of Accreditation Update; Single IRB Updates; HIPAA Updates; Free Volunteer Resource; Lapses in IRB Approval; Study Anniversary Emails; Participant Educational Resources; Who should be listed in the ETHOS study record?; Single IRB; UMN Day of Data; Speaking Science Conference
Research News from the IRB (November 2019)
Research Participant Experience Survey Results Now Available; HRPP Quality Assurance Program News; HRPP Committee Meeting Held in October; Work Towards Goals Highlighted in OVPR's Inquiry; Minor Updates to Protocol Templates and Combined HIPAA and Consent Template; IRB Support Services; What Data Specimen Activities Require IRB Review and Approval?; Can an Investigator De-identify Data or Specimens Under Their Control for Future Research Use Without IRB Review and Approval?; Using Art in Data Collection and Dissemination; Requirements of Data Safety Monitoring Boards; Making Your Research Accessible to Community Partners; Want to Know More about Working with Advara?
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We Want to Hear from You! Semi-Annual IRB Experience Survey (8/21/2020)
The Human Research Protection Program requests feedback from the research community.
2019 QA Semi-Annual Report (3/6/2020)
The HRPP's Quality Assurance program shares the Semi-Annual Report for July - December 2019.
Important Information about Single IRB (sIRB) Review (1/17/2020)
Debra Dykhuis explains changes to the use of a single IRB (sIRB) for federally funded research involving more than one institution, including requests for UMN to serve as sIRB.