IRB

Synonyms
Institution Review Board
  • University Of Southern California

    The D.K. Kim International Center for Regulatory Science, in conjunction with the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Greater Los Angeles Clinical and Translational Sciences Awards Consortium, hosts boot camps on current regulatory science topics regarding clinical trials. Boot camps are designed to address the needs of the clinical research team members, but

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    The Strategy The efficient study startup of clinical trials relies on engaging and coordinating the actions of a broad group of research staff and stakeholders. Unnecessary delays waste valuable research dollars and delay enrolling patients into lifesaving studies. The Research Process Improvement (RPI) team at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) identified a knowledge gap
  • Nearly a month ago, we joined a Society for Research Administrators International (SRAI) “virtual happy hour” to discuss with colleagues the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on Institutional Review Board (IRB) operations. We not only wanted to help and offer advice, but also wanted to learn and hear from others what they were going through during this time. The discussion began around

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    The Virginia Commonwealth University hub will describe how they used the Common Metrics as a springboard to collaborate with their Institutional Review Board to better monitor their IRB performance. Objectives: Explain the challenges requiring the need for aligned operational definitions and harmonized data collection. Demonstrate the newly designed database used across university departments

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago

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    The popular CIRTification program is now available for implementation at the institutional level. CIRTification is a free, web-based human research protections training program tailored specifically to the needs and roles of community research partners.

  • The Strategy What began as an effort to better define Virginia Commonwealth University’s key performance indicators in research turned into an all-encompassing database that enables performance data to be shared openly and that is designed to improve transparency as well as ease the administrative burden on principal investigators (PI) and study teams. VCU’s Wright Center for Clinical and
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    The Strategy What began as an effort to better define Virginia Commonwealth University’s key performance indicators in research turned into an all-encompassing database that enables performance data to be shared openly and that is designed to improve transparency as well as ease the administrative burden on principal investigators (PI) and study teams. The VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center
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    The Strategy The NYU H+H Clinical and Translational Science Institute recognized a need to improve its scientific review standards and practices and to make better use of resources at the institution and at its Institutional Review Board. In implementing the Common Metric Initiative (CMI), the hub developed a strategy to broaden its Scientific Review Committee to conduct pre-reviews of studies
  • The Strategy The NYU H+H Clinical and Translational Science Institute recognized a need to improve its scientific review standards and practices and to make better use of resources at the institution and at its Institutional Review Board. In implementing the Common Metric Initiative (CMI), the hub developed a strategy to broaden its Scientific Review Committee to conduct pre-reviews of studies
  • "Novel resource developed to support researchers and facilitate efficient IRB review, the “IRB Liaison Service.” - IJAM Irving Institute’s IRB Liaison Consultation Service, launched in 2015, serves as a popular and busy support for investigators and coordinators submitting protocols to the IRB. An in-depth evaluation over the span of 30 months found that most users had their protocols approved

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    University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    Research for Me @UNC is now a required part of the IRB application for research which involves direct interaction with human subjects. The Research for Me @UNC team will teach researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill about their valuable public-facing resource, walk through the listing process and choices, get answers to common questions, see how the site will impact teams, transparency, and public access

  • The videos and companion resources are designed to help IRB and HRPP administrators and staff successfully manage single IRB arrangements: Implementing the SMART IRB Agreement Serving as a Reviewing IRB Responsibilities of Relying Institutions Online Reliance System Walkthrough Getting Started with SMART IRB and the Online Reliance System SMART IRB Resources for IRB and HRPP Personnel SMART Talk

  • The videos and companion resources in the Learning Center are designed to help investigators and study teams successfully plan for and navigate single IRB review arrangements for their studies. Questions about local processes and policies are best addressed by your institution’s SMART IRB Point of Contact. Videos: Introduction to Single IRB Review and SMART IRB Overview of the NIH Single IRB

  • Journal of empirical research on human research ethics : JERHRE

    We evaluated how regulatory support services provided by University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Clinical and Translational Science may reduce Institutional Review Board (IRB) turnaround times. IRB applications were categorized by receipt of any regulatory support and amount of support received.

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    For many Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program hubs, delays in Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval can feel like a translational roadblock on scientists’ path to implementing research that may ultimately improve public health outcomes. However, as an essential part of ensuring the welfare of human research subjects, the IRB is crucial to maintaining the highest ethical
  • The SMART IRB team has published a new paper that provides background and updates on the platform and Agreement. Excerpt from abstract: Single institutional review board (IRB) review of multisite research increased in frequency over a decade ago with a proliferation of master IRB reliance agreements supporting statewide and regional consortia and disease- and population-specific networks. Although