Frequently Asked Question
the samples are coming from an outside source, but the UW researcher is either
conducting his/her own research study or collaborating on a research study at
another institution, UW IRB review and approval or exemption is required prior
to receiving the samples/images/data and conducting any study activities. In addition, the IRB may request
documentation of IRB approval from the site providing the samples/data/images
if they were originally collected for a research purpose.