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OHRP Exception Determination: Single IRB (sIRB) Requirements

On October 8, 2020, the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued an exception determination (as permitted by 45 CFR 46.114(b)(2)(ii)) stating that certain categories of cooperative research supported or conducted by HHS and subject to the 2018 Requirements are not required to comply […]