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New Data Management and Sharing Plan Requirements for NIH Awards

July 27, 2022
This month’s issue of the ReSearch ReSource newsletter included an announcement about the upcoming policy change for NIH-funded studies. The IRB is sharing it here to ensure it reaches the widest audience possible.

Final Reminder: June 1st Deadline (Tomorrow!)

May 31, 2022
As announced on May 4th, 2022, the IRB consent and assent form templates have undergone extensive revisions. All new studies submitted to the IRB on or after June 1, 2022, are required to use the new templates.

Reminder: June 1st Compliance Deadline for New Studies to use Updated IRB Consent Form Templates

May 27, 2022
As announced by email on May 4th, 2022, the IRB consent and assent form templates have undergone extensive revisions to bring our campus into compliance with new policies and regulations, to reduce the number of stipulations regarding the most common consent form errors, to better inform research...

System Performance Issues Affecting Turnaround Times

May 11, 2022
All iRIS users have been experiencing significant performance issues since the system was upgraded on 4/17/22. These issues are impacting all aspects of the system, but especially the IRB review components. As a consequence, study teams may note unavoidable delays in study screening, generation of...

IRB FAQs & Postponement of non-essential research uses of iohexol

May 10, 2022
*This message is sent on behalf of Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical Research Harold Collard.* *Please read the IRB FAQs prior to contacting the IRB.* To All UCSF Research Faculty and Staff:

Updated IRB Consent Form Templates: Implementation Deadline for New Studies is June 1, 2022

May 04, 2022
To: Investigators and Study Teams Updated IRB Consent Form Templates: Implementation Deadline for New Studies is June 1, 2022

iRIS System Performance Issues

April 21, 2022
To: iRIS Users (IRB and eProposal) Re: iRIS System Performance Issues The iRIS system is experiencing intermittent performance issues, and we are working with the vendor to identify and correct the problems. There is no need to report iRIS slowness to us, but please do notify us if you receive...

iRIS System Upgrade: Details

April 18, 2022
The iRIS system has been successfully upgraded and now includes the following changes:

iRIS System Upgrade: Log out by 5pm Fri 4/15

April 08, 2022
What is happening? The iRIS system is undergoing a major upgrade to include new features and improved functionality. How does this affect you?

Change in iRIS Functionality – “Copy Study” Disabled

February 02, 2022
The UCSF IRB has made a change in the functionality of iRIS, the IRB electronic submission system. Previously, iRIS included a function that allowed researchers to copy a previous study:

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