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KSP Amendments

Nov. 16, 2012—Effective October 15, 2012, the VHRPP will no longer issue final approval letters for administrative amendments to update key study personnel (KSP). You may access DISCOVR-E to see the status of your administrative amendment or view the current key study personnel under the “Studies” tab.  Please allow standard processing time for these KSP updates to be reflected...

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Did you know…

Oct. 16, 2012—we have a mission statement? Protecting the safety, rights, and welfare of human research participants through: Collaboration: Collaborating with Investigators, key study personnel, other supporting institutional bodies and external entities toward a common goal of protecting human research participants. Service: Guiding and Supporting the development of research based on sound research design and strong ethical...

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Subject Injury

Oct. 15, 2012—We have a new Subject Injury – Informed Consent Memo addressing our policy on subject injury as it relates to consent document language.  It is also located on the “Tool Kit” page.

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Did you know…

Oct. 4, 2012—IRB approval does not obligate the data holder to grant access to their data.  Agreement to use the data should be secured prior to submission of the application.

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NCCN Template language

Sep. 19, 2012—The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has posted a large listing of template language for consent form development.  The link can be found on our “Template Language” page.

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Distribution List

Jul. 5, 2012—We have created an email distribution list to inform the research community of upcoming events.  If you would like to be added to the list, please CLICK HERE to email the list administrator.

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Welcome to the HRPP Blog

Jun. 25, 2012—Please enter a topic for discussion or choose a category under the “links” menu to the side.  

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Did you know…

Apr. 27, 2012—that we have revised the Health Sciences Standard and Expedited applications to better capture information related to IND exemptions?

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Do you know…

Apr. 4, 2012—what to do if changes to an exempt study move it out of an exempt category? CLICK HERE to find out.

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Mar. 15, 2012—The standard and expedited versions of the Behavioral and Biomedical applications have been revised. While the content has received minimal updates, the order of the items has been changed. Questions that request related information have been grouped together to facilitate completion of the application. This is also a step toward a number of future DSICOVR-E...

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