The University of Minnesota's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has received full reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). The HRPP’s Bootcamp for Research Coordinators, a training program for research staff, was recognized by the AAHRPP as an area of distinction.
A work group was convened to discuss the participation cost language in the consent template, and institution-wide expectations for research participation cost coverage when a research participant is billed for research related activities that will not be covered by the study, sponsor, or insurance.
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.
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.
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.