News & Announcements

January 18, 2019 - 3:19pm
Effective January 19, 2019, the funding page in the eIRB+ application has been updated to require the submission preparer to select the InfoEd number (e.g., SP0054321) that corresponds to the grant or contract funding sponsored IRB studies. Read More »
January 11, 2019 - 3:38pm
HRP-052 - SOP Post-Review has been updated. Read More »
January 9, 2019 - 11:36am
The IRB Office recently updated all public HRP documents in an effort remain compliant with the current regulations and to add new documents providing guidance to the research community. Read More »
January 7, 2019 - 2:38pm
Dear Research Community, The IRB Office is excited to announce the following staffing changes that have occurred over the past several months: Read More »
December 12, 2018 - 2:59pm
The Institutional Review Board Office will be closing at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 19th. The office will reopen on Thursday, December 20th for regular business hours. Read More »
October 18, 2018 - 12:11pm
The IRB Office will be closed for the 11th Annual Keren Patricia Dimah IRB Member Retreat this Friday, October 19th. The office will re-open on Monday, October 22, 2018. If there are any urgent items, please contact irb@northwestern.edu. Read More »
October 2, 2018 - 2:55pm
In an effort to reduce burden on the research community and the IRB, we are changing how 'study team member' personnel changes are reviewed by the IRB Office. Principal Investigators are still required to maintain the study team members list in the eIRB+ application and for ensuring that all study team members complete human subjects protection training every three years. Read More »
August 27, 2018 - 3:54pm
Due to changes in the federal regulations for the protection of humans in research, starting January 21, 2019, all new research receiving federal funding must comply with the New Rule. Read More »
June 20, 2018 - 3:35pm
Dear Research Community, The IRB Office is excited to announce the following staffing changes that have occurred over the past several months: Read More »
June 8, 2018 - 10:18am
GDPR went into effect May 25, 2018 and is a legislation of the European Union that protects “natural persons” with regard to the processing of personal data and the transfer of that data. Read More »
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