As previously announced, beginning September 19, 2016 any new study submitted for IRB review will be required to have scientific review completed and documented. All clinical research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill involving greater than minimal risk must undergo scientific review. Scientific review is a process that evaluates the scientific merit of a clinical trial protocol.┬áTo facilitate this process, a new Scientific Review section has been added to the Initial IRB application. Read more…

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