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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

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Emory IRB Plan During the Emory's Winter Recess

The Emory IRB office will be closed December 24 through January 1 for Emory’s Winter Recess. During this time, the IRB will only be addressing emergent issues such as: participant deaths, or participant complaints that require prompt attention. If you require emergency assistance during the break, please email one or more of our “Staff Leadership” found here:  

All non-urgent tasks and/or inquiries will be handled when offices reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Emory IRB Webinar: Common Rule Implementation Plan- Latest Information

On December 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm, the Emory IRB will present a webinar focused on our current plan for the Revised Common Rule implementation entitled: "Common Rule Implementation Plan-Latest Information". The presentation will last approximately 25 minutes, including time for questions and answers. A link to the live webinar, as well as recordings of past webinars, can be found on the Webinars page of the IRB website. 

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