IRB Fees | UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

IRB Fees - Effective April 1, 2017

The fee for local IRB review of industry-sponsored studies requiring full board review will be $3,000 per study.

The fee for Central IRB (CIRB) facilitated reviews will be $750 per study.

For grant funded research studies of less than $5,000, the IRB fee will be waived. For grants exceeding $5,000, the IRB fee will be $1,000.

All charges are one-time fees and include initial IRB review, continuing reviews and review of previously approved research, review of all issues of non-compliance and study closures.

The IRB Office will submit an invoice to the study sponsor at the time of IRB Review. If you wish to receive a copy of these invoices, please contact the IRB Office. When submitting materials for review, please ensure the billing information is included with the submission, including the name of the sponsor, contact person's name and email address.

The IRB Office will be reviewing our fee structure every two years to ensure our fees are in line with industry standard. Current review rates will be posted on this site.