On January 19, 2017, OHRP published the Final Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects in research. This is the first major revision of the Common Rule since 1991. The Rule was to become effective on 1/19/2018. However, it is not yet known whether these changes will be implemented or rolled back by the new Federal Administration.
This information is being presented for your information only. No changes in IRB procedures should be made at this time.
Common Rule Changes for Medical Research
Common Rule Changes for Social, Behavioral, Educational Research