Single IRB

Policy 21.0 Collaborative Research

PI Single IRB Guidance

Regulatory Binder - Single IRB Requirements

Pennington Biomedical is a participating institution for both reliance platforms, SMART IRB and IRB Reliance Exchange (IREx) to facilitate multi-institutional collaborations.

SMART IRB is a platform designed to ease common challenges associated with initiating multisite research and to provide a roadmap for institutions to implement the NIH Single IRB Review policy (effective date: January 25, 2018).

IRB Reliance Exchange (IREx) is a web-based portal freely available to support Single IRB review documentation and communication.

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