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iRIS System Downtime – Sunday November 19th from 7am to 2pm

November 16, 2017
The iRIS system will be taken offline this Sunday the 19th for an upgrade to the next version of iRIS. Please log off prior to 7am PST to avoid losing work. The maintenance window is scheduled from 7am – 2pm. The upgrade could be completed earlier. We’ll send a message out once the system is back...

IRB Studies Expiring in December and January

October 11, 2017
Please note that there will be fewer IRB meetings in December and January. If your study is set to expire in December or January, please submit your continuing review well in advance. Meeting dates can be found at the following link: http://irb.ucsf.edu/irb-rosters-meeting-dates

NIH Single IRB Webinar

October 05, 2017
The webinar is intended for Principal Investigators, Signing Officials, Offices of Sponsored Research, and Institutional Review Boards (IRB). The webinar will cover: Background Implementation process Expectations Process to request exceptions to the policy Responsibilities of the single IRB,...

Report Potential Breaches of Privacy or Confidentiality Within 48 Hours

April 20, 2017
Potential breaches of privacy or confidentiality of study participants’ Protected Health Information (PHI) are considered “major (reportable) incidents” that must be reported to the HRPP/IRB. The IRB collaborates with the UCSF Privacy Office to investigate these incidents to meet state and federal...

IRB Leadership Change

April 07, 2017
Sent on Behalf of Associate Vice Chancellor Theresa O’Lonergan

iRIS System Downtime 7:00-7:30pm on Wednesday, 2/15/17

February 15, 2017
The iRIS system will be taken offline briefly tonight between 7:00pm and 7:30pm for a critical patch. Please log out of the system prior to 7pm to avoid losing any work.   We apologize if this downtime causes inconvenience to any users. We try to schedule maintenance activities during typically...

Important Announcement About Clinical Research Rates at UCSF

September 30, 2016
To All UCSF Principal Investigators: The following is an important announcement about charges for clinical research-related activities at UCSF: Background: We have been working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical research billing at UCSF. It is our hope that these changes will...

iRIS Labs Now Available

March 24, 2016
Do you need help with iRIS? Open labs are now available!  

Converting to the New Application Form Version

February 01, 2016
After the HRPP released a revised version of the IRB Application Form in iRIS last week, there have been many questions about the window that now appears to ‘Convert to New Form Version’ for studies already in the system.

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