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The IRB is Hiring
You could be sitting here! The University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board is currently recruiting a full-time Learn More »
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 »


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 »
New Online Database of Country Specific Regulatory Information
NIH agency develops online database for international research Learn More »



The Changing Landscape: Requests for Use of Central IRBs

Researchers often ask whether the University of Pittsburgh will consider use of a central IRB mechanism for review of a single project or group of projects.

Jean Barone, Director of Regulatory Affairs Tuesday, July 14, 12:00 PM EDT 2015 Learn More »