Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of the Institutional Review Board

Welcome to the Office of the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

The mission of the Office of Research Regulatory Programs is to support the HSC’s research subject (animal and human) protection programs by providing regulatory expertise, committee management, and investigator assistance.

“Accurate and timely reviews”

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OIRB Concierge Services!
OIRB At your Service

On-site IRB Support & Regulatory Guidance On:

Protocol Submissions
Regulatory Requirements
IRB Policy and Institutional Procedures
Training and More

Upcoming Dates:

April 16, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
April 30, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
May 14, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
May 28, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
June 11, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm
June 25, 2014, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Main Campus Library
2nd Floor Computer Classroom (RM 2.011)

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**Walk-ins Welcome!**

Want to schedule One-on-One Services for your department?
Call: 210-567-8266


IRB Forum
Topic: Biorepositories & Genomic Research

April 15, 2014

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Medical School - Room 409L
Video Teleconferenced in 2.138 at the RAHC =====================================================

Updates to IRB Forms
The following IRB forms were updated on April 7, 2014:

Form D - Informed Consent

HUD Initial Request

External IRB Forms - New
Make sure you always download your forms from the IRB website to ensure you are using the most current version!


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