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Revised Rule Delayed! Again!

April 19, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 16 other federal departments and agencies announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to delay for an additional 6 months the general compliance date for the revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the “Common Rule”).

In a final rule published on January 19, 2017, federal departments and agencies made revisions to the Common Rule (the “2018 Requirements”). The 2018 Requirements were scheduled to become effective on January 19, 2018, with a general compliance date of January 19...

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Minor Changes to Review Distribution

April 19, 2018
As the IRB office will have two staff members on leave from mid-May to mid-August, 2018, we have made some minor revisions to our IRB review distribution.  We have updated our distribution page to reflect these changes and those areas of the university that are affected by this revision have been notified by email.  Questions?  Feel free to contact us at (617) 496-2847 or cuhs@harvard.edu Read more about Minor Changes to Review Distribution