The role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to ensure compliance with all Federal regulations, state and local laws, and University policies for the use of human participants in research. Applicable Federal regulations are mandated by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

For detailed information regarding specifics on Federal laws and regulations, please click on the links below.

Federal Agencies Guidelines and Regulations

Clinical Trial Registration

Resources: Lay Language for Consent Forms