Changes in Human Research Protections Regulations

An Interim Final Rule to delay revisions to IRB regulations has been published. This delays the effective date to July 19, 2018.

To access the IFR Federal Register Notice, visit: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-01-22/pdf/2018-00997.pdf.

To be assured consideration, comments on the IFR must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 19, 2018. To submit comments during the open comment period or browse posted comments, visit: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=HHS-OPHS-2017-0001-0001.

The UGA research community will receive updates as information becomes available. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Subjects Office at irb@uga.edu.