IRB experts are available during these open information sessions to answer any questions about both the ESTR system and IRB review requirements. Please consider bringing a laptop to the session for more efficient assistance. Read more about Drop-In ESTR Training
If you are conducting human subjects research and your position at Harvard is one of the following, FAS policy requires you to have a PI-eligible faculty member sponsor your project*: Read more about Do You Need A Faculty Sponsor?
The Department of Health and Human Services and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies are extending by 30 days the comment period on the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). The new comment period deadline is January 6, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced proposed revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published in the Federal Register on September 8, 2015 (PDF 1063 KB). Read more about Seeking Comments on the Proposed Changes to the Common Rule