New NIH policy on Certificates of Confidentiality

On Sep. 7, 2017, the National Institutes of Health issued a notice of changes for their policy regarding the issuing of Certificates of Confidentiality (CoC). This change comes as a result of the...

When and how to request an urgent IRB review

Submissions for IRB review are typically reviewed in the order in which they are received. However, there are situations that require more urgent attention.  Examples of these are: Subjects...

IRB fee changes go into effect Oct. 1

On October 1, 2017, OHSU Institutional Review Board fees will increase for industry-sponsored projects submitted through eIRB. Study teams should begin incorporating the fee structure in clinical...

New NIH Policy requires single IRB for multi-site research

On January 25, 2018, new rules take effect for NIH-funded multi-site research studies. Non-exempt human subjects research studies that are conducted at more than one U.S. site and use the same...

New course requirements for Responsible Conduct of Research

If you’re a researcher at OHSU, you know that the university and funders such as NIH require you to keep up to date in your knowledge of the responsible conduct of research. In the past, we used...

IRB brown bag: Navigating the new eIRB

Navigating the new eIRB Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Nov. 12 10 to 11 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Come join us for an orientation of the new eIRB system....

eIRB down time: Data migration

eIRB data migration will take place in two weeks! The eIRB data migration is upon us! All non-pending studies from the old eIRB system will be transferring to the new eIRB (over 2,000 studies!)....