Mission of HRPO
and the IRB
Our mission is to protect the rights and welfare of participants in “human research” as defined in 45 CFR 46.102(d) and (f) and “clinical investigations” as defined in 21 CFR 50.3(c).d
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Did you know that IRB fees increased on July 1, 2015?
Any application submitted on or after this date will incur the new fees. We recommend not putting specific amounts for the IRB fee in your budget, but instead adding a term in the agreement that all IRB fees will be paid. The Revised IRB Fees Table is viewable here: http://hrpo.wustl.edu/research-toolkit/fees/
Our office uses data collected from carefully defined performance metrics to measure results and ensure continuous quality improvement of our program. These metrics are also intended to provide a better understanding of the IRB process.