January 23, 2015
Effective Monday, January 26, Dr. Kim Brownley replaces Dr. Robert Lowman as OHRE Interim Director, pending completion of search for a permanent Director.
January 9, 2015
Researchers may now send questions about collaborating with non-UNC researchers, and inquire about the status of IRB reliance agreements, by email. Please include the IRB Number of your study in the subject line.
December 12, 2014
Department approvers can once again compile a list of submissions awaiting departmental approval, at the Dashboard Routing Inbox.
October 28, 2014
Effective November 1, 2014, submissions that remain in "draft" status (i.e., never submitted to the IRB) for more than six months will be automatically deleted on a monthly schedule. To prevent deletion, simply access the submission and click the Save button on any screen. Deletion of a "draft" post-approval submission (i.e., Modification, Renewal, or Closure) will not remove any previously approved submissions for that protocol.
October 21, 2014
We continue to experience delays in processing time. Recent changes in our computer system (IRBIS) have impacted the time it takes to review and approve submissions. We appreciate your patience while we get through this transition. Click here for guidance on how to monitor the status of your submission.