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News & Announcements


Monthly IRB-Investigator Meeting

Electronic Informed Consent (e-Consent)

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Location: P&S Amphitheatre 7

5/12/2017 Guidance on Electronic Informed Consent (e-Consent) released

IRB Liaison Service Reminder!

Walk In Hours:

Mondays, 3-4pm Wednesdays, 10-11am Thursdays, 10-11am



To learn more or to request an appointment outside walk-in hours, contact Rui Ferreira, IRB Liaison, by phone or email:  212-342-5136  rf2554@cumc.columbia.edu


Policy & Guidance Refresher


Research with Minors

If the study population includes children, completion of the CITI Biomedical Research with Minors module is required.  This module is accessible within the CITI Human Subjects Protection Training Program, and should be accessed through the RASCAL Training Center.



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 Submitting a Protocol Maintaining IRB Approval
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