UW Research

Policies, Procedures and Guidance

SOP IRB Review

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This document describes the procedures used by the University of Washington Institutional Review Boards (IRB) and Human Subjects Division (HSD) for conducting IRB review. It also references the numerous tools (e.g., Worksheets) used by the IRB and HSD in support of the review process.

Change Notes

Move information about transfers of IRB oversight to this SOP from other SOPs – 11.02.2023
Revise Zipline lapsed approval section to include HUDs with expanded access applications – 07.27.2023
Add lapsed approval policy for expanded access applications – 01.26.2023
Revise HSD policy regarding lapsed approval – 08.25.2022
Add section on IRB records – 01.03.2022