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Recent Announcements

  • October 14, 2010 Revised Frequently Asked Question Regarding Engagement in Research
  • October 4, 2010 Clarification of "noninvasive" in expedited review category 3
  • September 23, 2010 Comments Requested on Proposed Revisions in FWA Documents
  • September 21, 2010 Guidance on Withdrawal of Subjects from Research
  • September 3, 2010 Determinations related to allegations regarding dexamethasone use in pregnant women
  • July 14, 2010 OHRP Videos on YouTube
  • June 30, 2010 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Cleveland, Ohio on September 16, 2010
  • May 10, 2010 OHRP Posts Correspondence Regarding Use of Central IRB in Multi-site Research
  • May 6, 2010 Save-the-Date for the Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Cleveland, OH on September 16, 2010
  • March 29, 2010 OHRP Posts Revised Set of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers) on IRB Registration
  • March 16, 2010 Availability of OHRP Educational Videos
  • February 24, 2010 Research Grant Opportunity
  • January 29, 2010 FDA Guidance Regarding IRB Continuing Review
  • January 11, 2010 Student Pools and Use of Penalties
  • January 5, 2010 OHRP Archives Two Guidance Documents on Multicenter Clinical Trials
  • November 6, 2009 Draft OHRP Guidance Documents for Public Comment
  • October 15, 2009 New OHRP Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Exempt Research Determination
  • October 13, 2009 OHRP Posts Revised Compliance Oversight Procedures for Evaluating Institutions.
  • September 24, 2009 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Seattle, WA
  • September 17, 2009 REMINDER: IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING REGISTRATION OF IRBs REVIEWING FDA-REGULATED RESEARCH - COMPLIANCE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
  • July 17, 2009 Availability of OHRP's updated web-based electronic submission system for Federalwide Assurance (FWA) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) registration documents.
  • July 8, 2009 Register Now !! OHRP Research Community Forum in New York, NY on September 11, 2009
  • July 8, 2009 OHRP Electronic Submission System for FWAs will be Shut Down during the period of July 8 through July 13, 2009)
  • July 8, 2009 Effective Date of New OHRP Institutional Review Board Registration Requirements Approaching
  • April 7, 2009 Guidance on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
  • March 5, 2009 Request for information and comments on IRB accountability
  • February 18, 2009 Register Now for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Ann Arbor, MI on May 14, 2009
  • February 13, 2009 OHRP Posts Revised Compilation of Recent Determinations of Noncompliance
  • February 4, 2009 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Ann Arbor, MI
  • January 29, 2009 OHRP Posts Correspondence on Engagement in Research
  • January 15, 2009 New Institutional Review Board Registration Requirements
  • January 5, 2009 OHRP Asks for Comments on its Website
  • December 30, 2008 New OHRP Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Quality Improvement Activities
  • December 01, 2008 Draft Guidance for When Participation of Human Subjects in Research Is Discontinued
  • November 26, 2008 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • November 20, 2008 ACT NOW & SAVE on the Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Glendale, AZ
  • October 31, 2008 Join the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) staff
  • October 24, 2008 Jerry Menikoff to Head Office for Human Research Protections
  • October 20, 2008 October 20, 2008 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • October 23, 2008 Finalized Guidance on Engagement of Institutions in Human Subjects Research and Revised Guidance Involving Coded Private Information or Biological Specimens
  • October 10, 2008 Federal Register Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, October 27-28, 2008
  • October 2, 2008 Addition of OHRP Correspondence to Web Site
  • October 1, 2008 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Ann Arbor, MI
  • September 30, 2008 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Glendale, AZ
  • August 11, 2008 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • July 7, 2008 ACT NOW & SAVE on the OHRP Research Community Forum on September 16
  • July 2, 2008 Request for Information and Comments on the Implementation of Human Subjects Protection Training and Education Programs
  • June 23, 2008 Federal Register Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, July 15-16, 2008
  • March 12, 2008 Federal Register Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, March 27-28, 2008
  • March 6, 2008 Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, March 27-28, 2008
  • March 6, 2008 Unique Agenda Topics !! OHRP Research Community Forum in New Orleans, LA - Register NOW before hotel rates increase on March 17, 2008 !!
  • February 15, 2008 OHRP Concludes Case Regarding Johns Hopkins University Research on Hospital Infections
  • February 13, 2008 Register Now & Avoid Higher Registration Fees and Hotel Costs for the OHRP Research Community Forum in New Orleans, LA
  • February 11, 2008 OHRP Spanish Pamphlet Now Available
  • January 15, 2008 OHRP Statement Regarding The New York Times Op-Ed Entitled "A Lifesaving Checklist"
  • January 7, 2008 Registration is Closing on January 31, 2008 for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Sacramento, CA
  • December 20, 2007 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • December 17, 2007 Register NOW for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Sacramento, CA
  • November 30, 2007 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • November 29, 2007 Extension of Comment Period
  • November 9, 2007 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • October 31, 2007 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in New Orleans, LA
  • October 31, 2007 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • October 26, 2007 Request for Comments on Categories of Research That May Be Reviewed By the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Through an Expedited Review Procedure
  • October 25, 2007 Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming OHRP Educational Conferences
  • September 5, 2007 Request for Information and Comments on Research That Involves Adult Individuals With Impaired Decision-making Capacity
  • July 9, 2007 Agenda & Registration for the DHHS & OHRP National Conference on Native Health in Denver, CO
  • June 18, 2007 New OHRP Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Informed Consent
  • June 7, 2007 Agenda & Registration for the DHHS & OHRP Conference in Denver, CO
  • May 1, 2007 Register NOW for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Pittsburgh, PA
  • February 21, 2007 Register Now for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Pittsburgh, PA
  • January 24, 2007 Register Now for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Orlando, FL
  • January 22, 2007 New OHRP Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Prisoner Research
  • January 18, 2007 New OHRP Guidance
  • January 9, 2007 Archiving of Two Outdated OHRP Guidance Documents
  • January 8, 2007 OHRP Career Opportunity
  • December 8, 2006 Request for Public Comment on OHRP Draft Guidance Document on Engagement of Institutions in Human Subjects Research
  • November 30, 2006 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Orlando, FL
  • October 25, 2006 OHRP Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers) Page Now on OHRP’s Website
  • August 31, 2006 Notices announcing a Food and Drug Administration Public Hearing on Emergency Research Conducted Without Informed Consent Under FDA’s Emergency Research Rule and the Availability of Draft Guidance
  • August 28, 2006 Register for the OHRP National Human Subjects Protections Conference in Durham, NC
  • August 2, 2006 OHRP Career Opportunities
  • July 10, 2006 Notice to Clarify a Requirement in the FWA Form for International (non-U.S.) Institutions Approved by OHRP
  • June 30, 2006 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP National Conference in Durham, NC
  • June 7, 2006 Guidance on the Applicability of 45 CFR part 46 to Clinical Investigations Conducted Under FDA's Interim Final Rule at 21 CFR 50.23(e)
  • April 18, 2006 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP National Conference in Denver, CO
  • April 17, 2006 Documentation of Approval of FWAs and Processing of IRB Registrations
  • April 11, 2006 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Notre Dame, IN
  • March 21, 2006 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Notre Dame, IN
  • February 24, 2006 SACHRP Advisory Committee Meeting March 13-14, 2006
  • February 24, 2006 Last chance to register for OHRP Conference in Las Vegas, NV
  • February 21, 2006 FWA and IRB Registration - OHRP Electronic Submission System
  • February 7, 2006 OHRP Announces New Web Resource Page
  • February 6, 2006 Register for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Las Vegas, NV
  • January 27, 2006 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Las Vegas, NVs
  • January 5, 2006 Expiration of Federalwide Assurances
  • December 2, 2005 All Multiple Project Assurances (MPA) and Cooperative Project Assurances (CPA) with the Department of Health and Human Services Expire December 31, 2005
  • October 20, 2005 Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on IRB Operations
  • October 13, 2005 Request for public comment on draft OHRP guidance document
  • October 7, 2005 Solicitation of Public Review and Comment on Research Protocol
  • October 5, 2005 Revised Announcement on FAQs on Research with Children
  • October 4, 2005 Guidance on Institutional Review Board Review of Clinical Trial Websites
  • October 3, 2005 FAQs on Research with Children
  • September 20, 2005 Requests for Public Comment Section Added to OHRP Website
  • August 9, 2005 Technical Amendments to the Common Rule
  • July 20, 2005 International Compilation of Human Subject Research Protections Now Available
  • July 11, 2005 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP National Conference in Youngstown, OH
  • July 6, 2005 FAQs on Assurances and IRB Registration
  • July 5, 2005 Human Research Protections Educational Opportunities
  • June 15, 2005 New OHRP Outreach Campaign
  • May 26, 2005 Solicitation of Public Review and Comment on Surfactant Research Protocol
  • May 6, 2005 Upcoming ORI and OHRP National Conference in Little Rock, AR
  • April 1, 2005 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Milwaukee, WI, June 2, 2005
  • March 30 , 2005 Advisory Committee Meeting April 18-19, 2005
  • March 25, 2005 Equivalent Protections--OHRP Solicits Public Comment on Recommendations of HHS Workgroup
  • March 21, 2005 Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in Atlanta, GA
  • February 22, 2005 Agenda & Registration for the OHRP Research Community Forum in At lanta, GA
  • February 17, 2005 Documentation of Approval of FWAs and Processing of IRB Registrations
  • February 10, 2005 OMB Approval of the Federalwide Assurance (FWA), IRB/IEC Registration Form, and Related Documents
  • February 7, 2005 Upcoming OHRP Research Community Forum in Atlanta, GA
  • January 19, 2005 OHRP National Conference in Houston, TX, April 21-22
  • January 10, 2005 OHRP Research Community Forum in Ruston, LA, February 24
  • January 8, 2005 Electronic Update of Federalwide Assurances (FWAs) and IRB Registrations is Now Available
  • October 26, 2004 You are invited to the Belmont Commemoration
  • September 9, 2004 Belmont Commemorative Event November 16, 2004
  • August 17, 2004 Guidance on Research Involving Coded Private Information or Biological Specimens
  • August 9, 2004 Public Comments on Children's Research Protocol
  • July 13, 2004 Expiration of Federalwide Assurances (FWAs)
  • July 7, 2004 Proposed IRB Registration Requirements
  • June 29, 2004 Advisory Committee Meeting July 26-27, 2004
  • June 17, 2004 Registration for the OHRP National Conference in Chicago, IL
  • June 16, 2004 Registration for the OHRP National Conference in Chapel Hill, NC

OHRP Announcements Archive

Press Releases

October 27, 2008: Jerry Menikoff to Head Office for Human Research Protections

July 21, 2008: Human Research Protections National Advisory Committee Receives New Members

March 29, 2007: New Members Appointed to Human Research Protections National Advisory Committee

July 19, 2006: New Members Appointed to Human Research Protections National Advisory Committee

February 9, 2005: HHS Announces Simplified System for Research Protection Assurances

November 18, 2004: HHS Awards $10.4 Million to Fight AIDS on Three Continents

May 12, 2004: HHS Provides Guidance on Financial Relationships and Interests in Research Involving Human Subjects

April 8, 2004: Bernard A. Schwetz to Head Office for Human Research Protections

March 28, 2003: HHS Proposes New Guidance for Financial Conflicts of Interest in Human Subject Research

January 31, 2003: Secretary Thompson Names Schwetz Acting Director of HHS Office for Human Research Protections

January 13, 2003: HHS Names Susan Weiner to Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection

January 3, 2003: HHS Names 11 to Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection

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