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Let's get your submission approved before 1/7/2020
In-process submissions can only be migrated to the new system if approved by 1/7/20. Otherwise, they need to wait for future migration or need to withdraw and resubmit in the new system. Promptly respond to your analyst and submit changes as quickly as possible.
If your study expires between 1/1/2020 and 2/21/2020 and you have not submitted your CR, read more below or under eIRB announcements

Other News You need to Know

I missed the deadline for submitting a CR application for a study expiring between 1/1/2020 and 2/21/2020

Submit your CR as soon as possible! We cannot guarantee approval before the upgrade, but we will do our best to approve the study before 1/7/2020. If your study lapses, you will have to submit your CR in the new system AND stop all research until receiving reapproval.

New Emory IRB Webinar: The IRB will host a webinar on 11/14 at 12:00 pm entitled “WIRB/NCI CIRB Submissions: Planning for the eIRB Strategic Slowdown." The presentation will last approximately 20 minutes, including time for questions and answers. Find the link for this webinar here.  Recordings of past webinars can be found on the Webinars page of the IRB website.  

New Version of the Emory P&Ps

Effective 9/13/2019, we modified our P&Ps.  We made changes affecting the way we review studies using surrogate consent.  In addition, we changed the way we review non-federally funded, minimal risk, pregnant women and prisoners' research.   We also clarified that a witness is not required when consenting subjects who have limited English proficiency if the consent document if fully translated.

New eIRB system: 9/12/2019 Update

We have more detail about the data migration process. Find the information under our eIRB Upgrade Project page, clicking on eIRB News

New IRB Webinar- Data Migration Dates, Revised Documents for New Submissions, and Other News!

The IRB will host a new IRB webinar on Thursday 9/12 at 12 pm! We will discuss the upcoming dates for eIRB transition's data migration, revised new study submission documents, and other news. To access this and previous webinar recordings go to our webinars page. We hope you can join us! 

New eIRB system: 7/29/2019 Update

We have more detail about the data migration process. Find the information under our eIRB Upgrade Project page, clicking on eIRB News

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