Respect for Persons, Beneficence, Justice

These principles were set forth in the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research report "Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research," known more commonly as the Belmont Report.

Timeline for Review

Investigators are responsible for allowing a minimum of 30 business days for the review process.

(This means that you should apply at least 5 weeks before your anticipated start date.) Please carefully edit and proofread all application materials before submission to HSRP as incomplete and missing information will cause delays in the protocol application review process.

The NU IRB meets monthly to review protocols. Depending upon the nature of the research, some studies may be reviewed and approved independently by the Chair of the NU IRB. Other studies may require review by the full committee.

Revised Common Rule changes

On January 21, 2019, the revised federal regulations governing the protection of human subjects went into effect. These revisions are an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight

The Updates