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Meet the IRB
Staff from left to right:  Melissa Miklos, Judy Navratil, Linda Banks, Tom Carey, Erin Grabowski, Terry McKaveney, Learn More »
Qualtrics Survey System
The University of Pittsburgh has obtained a site license for the Qualtrics survey system which is available for all Learn More »
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Job Opening at the IRB
The IRB is looking for an RN with research experience to join our team.  Learn More »
New NIH Policy for Genomic Data Sharing
NIH has released a policy for Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) which requires investigators to incorporate a genomic data sharing plan in the ‘resource sharing’ section of their application.  This policy applies to proposals and applications submitted after January 25, 2015. Learn More »
Change to CITI Responsible Conduct of Research Course
Effective November 25, 2014, the CITI Program will replace its collection of existing RCR basic courses with one new basic course. If you start the current course, you must complete the course before the 25th or start over with the new basic course. Learn More »

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Data Sharing Isn’t What It Used To Be – An IRB Perspective

Sharing data is common practice and in some situations, a requirement for funding. Have you thought about the human subject protections issues?  What about data collected years ago?

Jean Barone, CIP, Director of Regulatory Affairs Monday, March 16, 12:00 PM EDT 2015 Learn More »
FDA Inspection Reports: Lessons Learned

Join Cynthia to explore actual FDA inspection reports and findings. You will learn about the deficiencies identified during routine audits and in FDA Warning Letters.

Cynthia Kern, RN, CCRC, CIP, Director, Office for Investigator-Sponsored IND and IDE Support Tuesday, April 07, 12:00 PM EDT 2015 Learn More »
Clinical Protocol Complexity: Negative Impact and Opportunities to Improve Study Success

During the past several decades, the scope and administration burden of industry-funded clinical trial protocols has increased dramatically.  This talk reviews more than a decade of scholarly... Kenneth Getz, MBA, Director of Sponsored Research & Associate Professor, Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development , Tufts University School of Medicine, Chairman, CISCRP Thursday, April 16, 12:00 PM EDT 2015 Learn More »