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June 2016

There has been much discussion among Research Compliance professionals about proposed changes to 45 CFR 46 , aka “The Common Rule” These discussions have been ongoing for years and if you’re like me you’re wondering what the final rules will be and when they will be published. Rumor has it in my neck of the woods that it will be finalized by the end of the year, prior to the next White House administration. There is a rush... Read More
What should Research Compliance staff look for in a vendor of online IRB system? Here are some general areas on which you should not compromise. We all know what IRB software systems are, but often times evaluating systems, and the companies behind them, is difficult. Too often it is hard to move beyond the superficial information gleaned from the sales representative you might meet at a yearly conference; if you are lucky enough to have the... Read More