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Penn’s Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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The Institutional Review Boards are federally regulated entities with the mandate to review biomedical and social behavioral research studies that take place within or under the authority of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine. The purpose of review is to determine if the proposed research meets certain established ethical, regulatory, and policy criteria to protect the rights and welfare of the human subjects of such research.

Review policies and information about Penn’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) for all human participant research.