NIH Single IRB Requirement Postponed

December 16, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is extending the effective date of the NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research from May 25, 2017, to September 25, 2017.

A copy of the NIH Policy was published in the Federal Register on June 21, 2016 (81 FR 40325). See 

Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions to assist in the implementation of the policy will soon be available at