COVID-19 Information for Researchers

March 26, 2020
Human Research Protection Program March 25, 2020 To: Investigators and Staff COVID-19 Information for Researchers Dear Colleagues,

iRIS is now “IRB – iRIS” on MyAccess

February 14, 2020
Please note that the link to iRIS has been renamed “IRB – iRIS” in the list of MyAccess applications. It was previously named “CHR – iRIS.” If you had “CHR – iRIS” as a favorite (i.e. yellow starred) link, it will still be in your list of favorites with the new name of “IRB – iRIS.”

IRB Winter Schedule 2019

December 18, 2019
Per the official UCOP holiday and winter calendar, the IRB office will observe the following closure dates:

New iMedRIS email for iRIS notifications

December 17, 2019
Add [email protected] to Outlook “Safe Senders” List  Updated 12/18/19: This bulletin has been updated to include instructions for Mac and OWA users.  

IRB Limited Meeting Schedule: Impact on Studies Expiring in November, December, January

November 05, 2019
October 23, 2019 To: Investigators and Staff IRB Limited Meeting Schedule: Impact on Studies Expiring in November, December, January Please note that there will be fewer IRB meetings in November, December, and January because of the holiday schedule. If your study is set to expire in November,...

Inaccurate email notifications sent from an iRIS test system

October 02, 2019
What happened: Last night a test environment sent inaccurate email notifications to study teams. The emails included expiration notices, continuing review due reminders, pending corrections and other types of notifications. Why this happened:

Long Wait Times for New Minimal Risk Studies

September 09, 2019
Human Research Protection Program September 9, 2019 To: Investigators and Staff Conducting Minimal Risk Research

Transition of Management of Affiliate Access for Research Personnel to PI Departments

August 09, 2019
The information included in this message is a follow-up message regarding the IRB bulletin sent on 8/5/19. Beginning August 12th, the UCSF IRB will no longer manage affiliate access requests and extensions for non-UCSF research personnel who work on UCSF-faculty-supervised research. Moving forward...

IRB News: Changes in Affiliate Access

August 05, 2019
IRB News, Changes in affiliate access Starting August 12th, 2019, the IRB will no longer sponsor or coordinate Affiliate Access for the iRIS online IRB system.

July Updates

June 25, 2019
To: Investigators and Staff Re: IRB News, Changes in requirements and reporting The following notice provides updates regarding the new Common Rule requirements, Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee review, and iRIS (IRB submission system) guidance.