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Apr 4, 2018

Protecting research participants is the responsibility of everyone within an organization and is not limited to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) committee has a mission to collaborate in the development, coordination, and evaluation of the University’s HRPP.

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Jan 29, 2018

Based on feedback from the research community and recent regulatory changes, we have updated and enhanced several HRPP Toolkit documents.

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Jan 19, 2018

On January 19, 2018, changes to regulations for protecting human research participants (also known as the revised “Common Rule”) were scheduled to take effect. We learned on January 17 that the revised Common Rule will be delayed for six months. The new compliance date is now July 19, 2018.

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April 26
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In this webinar, the IRB will provide instructions on how to submit a new study in ETHOS. 

May 1
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This Research Community Forum will bring together renowned experts, researchers, scientists, and regulatory professionals for two separate events: a workshop on May 1, followed by a symposium on May 2.

May 1
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

The University of Minnesota Department of Surgery is hosting a grand rounds lecture in transplantation. The speaker, Dr. James Childress, has written numerous articles and several books in biomedical ethics and in other areas of ethics.