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Charges for IRB Review

BUMC includes a fee for IRB review services in the budget for all industry-sponsored studies that require IRB review. The fees, effective as of January 1, 2015, are shown below.


IRB Administrative Fee $1,000
Initial Review
Initial review of protocol and investigator $2,675
Co-Principal investigator or change of investigator $1,400
Continuing Review
Study renewal review (each site, at least annually) $1,400
Annual review of generic or non-protocol related materials $725
Changes in Research
Change to research – protocol amendment with consent form $620
Change to research – protocol amendment without consent form $380
Change to research – revised consent form $505
Change to research – recruitment/retention materials and other subject related material, additional location, etc. $380
Change to research – review of revised product information (investigator brochure, package insert, Dear Inv. letters, etc.) $320



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