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Common Rule Implementation Delayed
The final revisions to the Common Rule (Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects) will now become effective Learn More »
Single IRB Review
SMART IRB is just one of the possiblities available for Single IRB Review.  Learn about the processes that are in Learn More »
Pitt Awarded Full Reaccreditation!
The University of Pittsburgh Human Research Protection Program has been awarded Full Accreditation from the Learn More »
Let HRPO Help You
Researchers can request any service through askirb@pitt.edu.  A HRPO representative can present to your class, consult Learn More »
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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 »

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HRPO Seminar: The Common Rule Delay, PittPro System & other HRPO News

On January 18, 2018, The US Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies announced a six month delay of the effective date and general compliance date of... Jean Barone, CIP - Director, HRPO, Melissa Miklos, MSL, CIP - Associate Director, HRPO, Richard Guido, MD, CIP - Chair, HRPO Thursday, January 25, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »

Consent Summary and Elements of Consent

Effective January 19, 2018 revisions to the Code of Federal Regulations will require that the informed consent process must begin with a concise and focused presentation of key information.

Judy Navaratil, MA, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Allison Gerger, MPH, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Nena Ansare, BA - Research Review Analyst Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »
Consent Summary and Elements of Consent

Registration is FULL.  This session may be repeated in the future upon receipt of guidance from DHHS.

Judy Navaratil, MA, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Allison Gerger, MPH, CIP - Research Review Analyst, Nena Ansari, BA - Research Review Analyst Tuesday, January 30, 12:00 PM EST 2018 Learn More »