The Committee on the Use of Human Subjects (CUHS) serves as the Institutional Review Board for the Cambridge and Allston campuses at Harvard. CUHS is located in the Research Administration Services (RAS) department of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).

News & Announcements

GCP Training Required for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials

December 16, 2016

The National Institutes of Heath (NIH) policy on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training takes effect January 1, 2017

This policy establishes the expectation that all NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials should be trained in Good Clinical Practice (GCP), consistent with principles of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) E6 (R2).

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Undergraduate Research Ethics Training

November 4, 2016

To help undergraduates properly prepare to conduct research, the IRB will offer training in the fall of 2016 (for spring and summer 2017 projects). This training is designed to help you develop a proposal that minimizes risk and to guide you on completing templates for the protocol and informed consent documents.  

Research Ethics training seminars for undergraduates will be offered on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 28, 4:00-5:30pm, Harvard Hall 102
  • Thursday, December 1, 5:00-6:30pm, Sever Hall 102
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