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***Please review the information on the transition to the New Common Rule (45CFR46): Revisions to the Common Rule.pdf.

No new submission materials will be accepted January 8-20, 2019 while the IRB Office transitions to the new Common Rule.

Important Dates to Remember:

New Common Rule Implementation Date:  1/21/19

Updated IRB forms will be posted to this site: 1/18/19

No new study submissions will be accepted by the IRB Office between 1/8/19 - 1/20/19

Any studies approved prior to 1/20/19 will be reviewed under the pre-2018 regulations.

Any studies approved 1/21/19 or after will be reviewed under the 2018 regulations.

*The IRB will not be transitioning any studies approved under the pre-2018 regulations. If you have questions regarding any open research study that was approved prior to 1/21/19, please contact the IRB Office at irbsubmissions@unitypoint.org.