A new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policy requires prior approval from the NIH awarding Institute/Center for a change that increases risk to human subjects of a NIH funded active award. The changes cannot be implemented without prior NIH approval (even after the IRB has approved the modification).
Upon approval by the IRB of the amendment, the Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for contacting his/her pre-award office. The pre-award office will work with the PI to submit a request for approval to NIH. This must be done at least 30 days before implementing the proposed change.
The changes included the following:
The link to this new guidance can be found at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-12-129.html.
Questions should be addressed to Robin Bissell in the CWRU School of Medicine Grant and Contracts office, at email@example.com or 216-368-1654.
The UH Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews all human subject research protocols that originate from:
Statement of Compliance (PDF)
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has formed a new committee, the UH Cancer IRB, which reviews all cancer or cancer-related research protocols conducted at UH. This new committee will function under the UH Federalwide Assurance, number FWA 00003937, and will meet on a regular schedule (see below for meeting schedule).
For information about the new UH Cancer IRB, or to learn more about submitting your cancer or cancer-related research study for review, please call the UH Case Medical Center IRB Administration Office at 216-844-1529.
The biomedical IRB meets every Tuesday (except holidays) at 3:30 pm. There are two separate boards that meet every 2 weeks (J & M Committees). The deadline for protocol submission is 10 days before the meeting date.
The UH Cancer IRB meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month (except holidays) at 2:30 pm. The deadline for protocol submission is 10 days before the meeting date.
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