Explore the applications that may apply to your research.
A New Study Application is used for any study that is being considered for initial review and approval.
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An Amendment Application is used to request approval of any change to the currently approved protocol and/or consent process. These are only considered after a study has received initial review and approval as a new study.
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Continuing Review Applications are also referred to as renewals. Federal Regulations require that many studies are reviewed at least annually. In addition, the IRB reviews all research that is greater than minimal risk at least annually.
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The Annual HRPP Progress Update is used to submit study status and administrative information for studies that do not require a continuing review application (i.e. studies without an expiration date.)
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The Report Form application is used to submit problems, events, or information to the IRB for review. These may include Adverse Events, Protocol Deviations, reports of Non-Compliance, and Unanticipated Problems.
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A Final Project Report is submitted when the researcher would like to close the study.
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Step1: New Study Application Submission
Step 2: Intake
Step 3: Pre-review
Step 4: Complete pre-review
Step 5: Exempt or Board Review
Step 6: Notification of Determination
The review timeline varies based on different applications.
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Learn more about the Estimated Review Timeline