Obtaining informed consent is a cornerstone in protecting human subjects in research. Because the Institutional Review Board (IRB) has received several recent inquiries about requirements for consenting participants, we would encourage you to review the information and resources listed below. Informed consent requirements for studies involving human subjects: Legally effective informed consent must be obtained before a subject undergoes any research interventions Legally effective informed consent requires that the basic elements of informed consent, and … Read More
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The Institutional Review Board (IRB) now has template consent form signature pages for studies involving 15-17 year old subjects. These may be used in your consent forms in place of the standard signature page. Use the guidelines below to help determine which page to use.
Effective immediately (March 7, 2011), OHSU is implementing new liability language for consent forms for all federally funded studies. The OLD language: “It is not the policy of the federal funding agencies to compensate or provide medical treatment for human subjects in federally funded studies.” Must be REPLACED with: “This federally funded study does not have the ability to provide compensation for research-related injury. If you are injured or become ill from taking part in … Read More
What is the best viral vector system to choose for my research? What services at OHSU are available for producing viral vectors? What are the biosafety precautions that I need to take in working with viral vectors? For these answers and more, join us for the: Lentiviral and Viral Vector Workshop Thursday May 5th 2 to 4 p.m. Richard Jones Hall room 4340 Title Presenter Choosing a Viral Vector System Janet Douglas, PhD Adeno-associated Viral … Read More
How is OHSU protecting the rights and welfare of human research subjects? As an employee, what are my responsibilities for the safe conduct of research? The Institutional Review Board (IRB) has the answers. Join us for our annual IRB Town Hall meeting, Updates on Human Research Policies, Wednesday, May 4 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in UHS 8B60. This important presentation will include the following topics: Research Repository Policy Update Re-Consenting subjects Obtaining consent of minors … Read More