The information stored in research repositories (containing subject data and/or biological samples) can help answer important research questions–and researchers can avoid recruiting a new subject cohort for every new research question. This month’s Feature Article describes the IRB submission and approval process when you want to obtain data or samples from a repository for your research.
Also check out :
- “The CRRO Corner” to understand the impact of the approval dates on your consent forms.
- “Dear IRB” to learn all about your required recertification.
- “Things to Know” for new FDA regulations regarding drug studies in children.
Learn more at www.bu.edu/crtimes.
Thomas J. Moore, MD, Editor