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Zipline: The online IRB system

Contact hsdinfo@uw.edu if you experience accessibility issues with our webpages, forms or Zipline system because of visual impairment or mobility challenges.

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Electronic Signature

A new e-Signature option for consent & HIPAA
October 15, 2020.

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Open paper-based IRB applications must be closed or converted into Zipline by June 1

October 5, 2020. See the full announcement.

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Change in How Allowed Research is Defined During COVID-19 Pandemic

August 12, 2020. See HSD’s new COVID-19 relative risk tool.

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Planning COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Research?

Email hsdinfo@uw.edu now so we can facilitate a rapid IRB review when you do submit your IRB application.

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Expanded Single IRB Requirement

Beginning January 20, 2020, all federally-funded research involving more than one domestic site must be reviewed by a Single IRB. See these pages.

Study IRB-Related Activities

HSD Mission

We provide expert, efficient, and innovative support for fulfilling UW responsibilities associated with human subjects research.