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.

Resolution: iRIS Notification Emails

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 Problem and Resolution re: Notifications Emails Not Sent   What Happened The iRIS system experienced a glitch where automated email notifications to study teams have not been going out since 5/15/19.  These emails are courtesy reminders about actions you need to take regarding: 

iRIS System Upgrade: Offline May 10-12

May 06, 2019
To: Investigators and Staff iRIS System Upgrade What is happening? The iRIS platform is being upgraded to include new features and improved functionality. How does this affect you?

Limited IRB Staff Availability Today, March 25th

March 25, 2019
Dear Colleagues, In preparation for an upcoming new version of iRIS, IRB staff will be conducting office-wide testing today, March 25th from 9 AM-2 PM. Response times to your phone calls and emails during this time will be delayed. This full system testing will help ensure a smooth roll out later...