Tag Archives: Regulatory Burden

NIH Requests Comments on Draft Policy for Using Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Clinical Research Activities

By Yvette Seger Seeking “to enhance and streamline the process of Institutional Review Board (IRB) review and reduce inefficiencies so that research can proceed without compromising ethical principles and protections,” the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a draft policy to promote the use of single IRB review for multi-site clinical research. In the request… Read More »

House Science Committee Explores Efforts to Minimize Regulatory Burden

By Jennifer Zeitzer A new report from the National Science Board (NSB), “Reducing Investigators’ Administrative Workload for Federally Funded Research,” received additional attention at a June 12 House Science Committee hearing. The two-hour discussion focused on how eliminating or modifying ineffective regulations and harmonizing and streamlining certain requirements could increase efficiency for grantees. In his… Read More »