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If you are a new investigator at Emory, we encourage you to make an appointment with the IRB to take stock of your studies and prepare a plan for a smooth transfer of your research projects. Please visit the About page for general contact information and a list of IRB staff, or send us an email at irb@emory.edu.

ORA Calendar

What's New at the IRB?

Webinar on Research Specimen Banking
7/9/2014 
The IRB will deliver a concise webinar on the topic of regulatory aspects of banking research specimens.  The presentation cover matters of identifiability, usage of samples for further research, and touch on possible upcoming changes to the regulations. The presentation will take place on Thursday July 10, at 12:00 pm (noon).  A link to the live webinar, as well as recordings of each webinar, will be available on the Webinars page.

If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please contact Maria Davila, MD, at maria.davila@emory.edu or 404-712-0724.

Webinar on How to Document Informed Consent
6/9/2014 
The IRB will deliver a concise webinar on the topic of correctly documenting the informed consent process.  The presentation will the importance of identifiers and touch on potential upcoming changes to regulations. The presentation will take place on Thursday June 12, at 12:00 pm (noon).  A link to the live webinar, as well as recordings of each webinar, are available on the Webinars page.

If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please contact Maria Davila, MD, at maria.davila@emory.edu or 404-712-0724.

Emory IRB Webinar Series
4/22/2014 
The IRB will begin hosting short webinars intended to provide additional assistance with topics and questions we frequently receive. The webinars will be hosted monthly, starting on May 8 with the first session, “Getting your ICF approved on the first try!”  

The webinar will air live between 12-12:45pm, and then be available on the IRB website. The recorded presentation is available at any time here, and all of the webinars may be found on the IRB website.
 
If you have questions or comments about the webinar series, please contact Maria Davila, MD, at maria.davila@emory.edu or 404-712-0724.

New FDA Financial Disclosure Form
4/1/2014 
ORC has replaced the financial disclosure forms on their FDA regulated studies FAQ pages. For more information continue reading here for a drug study and here for a device study. NOTE: The FDA financial disclosure form is different from and in addition to any financial disclosure forms required by the NIH.


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