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 May 1, 2014, are shown below.

Initial Review
Initial review of protocol and investigator $2,520.00
Additional investigators, multi-center studies $1,365.00
Continuing Review
Study renewal review (each site, at least annually) $1,365.00
Annual review of generic or non-protocol related materials $690.00
Changes in Research
Change to research – protocol, informed consent form, study brochure, and/or recruitment $460.00
Co-principal investigator or change of investigator $1,365.00


The indirect cost rate that applies to other items in the budget is also applied to these IRB fees.

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