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Common Rule Implementation Delayed
The final revisions to the Common Rule (Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects) will now become effective Learn More »
Single IRB Review
SMART IRB is just one of the possiblities available for Single IRB Review.  Learn about the processes that are in Learn More »
Pitt Awarded Full Reaccreditation!
The University of Pittsburgh Human Research Protection Program has been awarded Full Accreditation from the Learn More »
Let HRPO Help You
Researchers can request any service through askirb@pitt.edu.  A HRPO representative can present to your class, consult Learn More »


New NIH Policy for Genomic Data Sharing
NIH has released a policy for Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) which requires investigators to incorporate a genomic data sharing plan in the ‘resource sharing’ section of their application.  This policy applies to proposals and applications submitted after January 25, 2015. Learn More »
Change to CITI Responsible Conduct of Research Course
Effective November 25, 2014, the CITI Program will replace its collection of existing RCR basic courses with one new basic course. If you start the current course, you must complete the course before the 25th or start over with the new basic course. Learn More »
New Online Database of Country Specific Regulatory Information
NIH agency develops online database for international research Learn More »



LRC Series: Exempt Submissions 101

The purpose of this session is to provide an overview of the federal criteria for “exempt” submissions.  It is often difficult to determine whether your project meets one of the exempt categories... Dana DiVirgilio, MPH, CIP - HRPO Research Review Analyst Wednesday, March 28, 11:00 AM EDT 2018 Learn More »

HRPO Seminar: April 2018

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Tuesday, April 10, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »
HRPO Seminar: June 2018

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Tuesday, June 12, 12:00 PM EDT 2018 Learn More »