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Updates

IRB sign-off and UA designation processes changing May 11, 2019

In ongoing efforts to improve efficiency and reduce burden, research submissions in WVU+kc will no longer require sign-off by a unit administrator (UA). Instead, UAs will receive notifications of study submissions via email that require no additional action.

Also, changes to UA designation can now be made electronically by requesting a modification.

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New Common Rule Coming to WVU

Critical information for researchers submitting new, initial IRB applications now through January 21, 2019

On Jan. 21, 2019, the Revised Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, also known as the Revised Common Rule or New Rule, becomes effective at WVU. This is also the compliance date, meaning the rule cannot be implemented before Jan. 21. There is no federal grace period to become compliant with the new regulations.

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