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Zipline Upgrade

Read the special edition Zipline newsletter to learn about new features and policy changes that are happening in conjunction with the upgrade, including a new required tutorial for students.

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New Online Tutorial

New to working with the UW IRB? Go through the basics step by step in the new IRB 101 online tutorial, recommended for students and others new to human subjects research.

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Updated UW Mask Policy

The UW issues a new policy for indoor mask-wearing. Find out how it affects in-person research.

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FDA Issues First Notice of Noncompliance

Failure to report clinical trial results to ClinicalTrials.gov could result in large daily fines. Read the article in our newsletter for details, and see our website for how HSD assists researchers in identifying “applicable clinical trials.”

Study IRB-Related Activities

HSD Mission

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