What type of application do I need to submit to use samples/images/data for research purposes?

Frequently Asked Question

Researchers who will use samples/images/data for research purposes will need to submit one of the following application types, based on the study activities: 1) Initial review application: Full review; 2) Initial review application: Non-exempt medical records review; 3) Initial review application: Exemption; 4) Reading Center/Statistical Data Analysis Center (SDAC)/Analysis center for data, specimens and/or images.

The type of application required is dependent on the source of the samples/images/data for research purposes, as well as the identifiability of the samples/images/data and whether the samples/images/data are currently in existence.  Furthermore, the role of the investigator in the testing and analysis of the samples/images/data could impact the type of application required. 

For more information, see the below document(s).

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Keywords:faq retaining data unrelated future   Doc ID:21616
Owner:Monica E.Group:Health Sciences IRBs
Created:2011-12-06 12:54 CSTUpdated:2016-12-19 09:23 CST
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