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NOTE: The IRB Office is physically closed to the research community with IRB staff working remotely. IRB staff will be available during this time by phone and email. Please reference the staff directory.
- Electronic Submissions: The IRB staff is working remotely, and we are still available to review electronic submissions made via HSERA. Please submit all electronic submissions for review as usual.
- Paper Submissions: Because the IRB office is closed until further notice, please submit scanned versions of all relevant study documents for paper submissions to PROVOST-IRB@pobox.upenn.edu so that submissions may be reviewed electronically.
GUIDANCE ON CONDUCTING RESEARCH DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS BEEN RE-ORGANIZED AND MOVED TO THE GUIDANCE TAB.
PLEASE VIEW THE ANNOUNCEMENTS PAGE FOR RECENT NEWS.