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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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No More Confidentiality Agreements

Effective July 28, 2019, Confidentiality Agreements will no longer be required for accessing UW or UW Medicine records without research participant consent.

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Research with Seattle Children’s

UW has revised its longstanding cooperative agreement with Seattle Children’s. See HSD’s webpage for new resources and instructions.

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Return of Results to Participants

A collaboration with campus has changed how the IRB evaluates this issue. See the new GUIDANCE: Return of Results.

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Single IRB: What do you need to know?

A new NIH regulation went into effect on January 25, 2018: Single IRB. See our expanded pages on what PIs need to do to prepare

Study IRB-Related Activities

HSD Mission

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