312.02.04 Human Subjects Protection

A. Policy

The Georgia State University Institutional Review Board (IRB) is the official review board for university projects that involve the use of humans as research subjects. It is the policy of the IRB to ensure protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research, in accordance with GSU rules and with federal regulations in Title 45, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 46, "Protection of Human Subjects."

This policy applies to:

This policy applies only to research with human subjects, defined as follows (45 CFR 46.102):

In reviewing proposals under this policy, the IRB will consider the following (45 CFR 46.111):

B. Procedures for Researchers

1. Submitting proposals for review.

2. Informed consent.

(Source: Vice President for Research, October 24, 2006)