The Washington University Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and procedures document contains important information about the IRB’s oversight and review process, along with responsibilities of individuals conducting human subjects research. This document is intended for use by the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO), IRB members, researchers and other WU committees or administrators involved in the conduct or oversight of human subject research.


PDF-IconWashington University IRB Policies (Version 01 21 2019)


WU Policy for Use of a single IRB (sIRB) in Multi-site Research Studies


PDF-Icon Washington University IRB Policies Summary of Changes
(Version 01 21 2019)


PDF-IconNon-responsive Policy (Version 6/6/2014)