Single IRBs in Multisite TrialsQuestions Posed by the New NIH Policy

JAMA
May 23/30, 2017, Vol 317, No. 20, Pages 2033-2142
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx

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Single IRBs in Multisite TrialsQuestions Posed by the New NIH Policy
Robert Klitzman, MD; Ekaterina Pivovarova, PhD; Charles W. Lidz, PhD
JAMA. 2017;317(20):2061-2062. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4624
This Viewpoint describes measures needed for an effective NIH policy in which a single IRB would work with multiple local IRBs to ensure protection of participants in multisite trials.