Institutional Review Board (IRB) Policy for Human Studies

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Policy for Human Studies 2017-08-15T20:33:15+00:00

For all professional papers/manuscripts reporting data from studies involving human participants, formal review and approval, or formal review and waiver (exemption), by an appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Ethics Committee should be described in the “Methods” section of the professional paper/manuscript with the full name of the reviewing entity*. All clinical research requires formal review, including case reports, case series, medical records reviews, and other observational studies.