A Year of Changing Policies; Clinical Research Times

March 29th, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is undergoing a major upgrade this year. On a monthly basis, policies and procedures will be changing in ways big and small. This month’s Feature Article outlines the new mechanism to ensure completed and expired studies are officially closed; and revisions underway to the HRPP Policy and Procedures.

Also check out:

- “Things to Know” on using VelosCT for Research Participant Enrollment and Visit Management
– “The CRRO Corner” on the new Protocol Deviation Tracking Form
– “Dear IRB” on registering clinical trials at clinicaltrials.gov prior to receiving funding confirmation

Learn more at www.bu.edu/crtimes.

John Ennever, MD, PhD, Editor
Director, Human Research Protection Program

Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine