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All studies must now be done through PittPRO. To access step-by-step information and guidelines, continue to the PittPRO page.

Single IRB Review

Reliance agreements are arranged between institutions allowing the IRB of one institution to rely on the IRB of another for review of human subjects research.

Training & Education

All students, faculty and staff must complete specific training that may vary depending on their discipline and research activities.