Assists researchers in order to ensure compliance with regulations, university policies, and accreditation standards that are applicable to research activities, including 1) use of human and animal subjects in research, 2) biological safety, 3) pre-award grants administration, 4) export controls, 5) research misconduct, 6) responsible conduct of research training, 7) responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, 8) registering and posting research results in www.ClinicalTrials.gov, and 9) use of controlled substances.
The primary goal of the IRB Office is to balance the protection of human subjects while promoting and facilitating the research enterprise, and to maintain an open and cooperative relationship with the research community
Guided by the goal of assuring humane care and use of animals used in research, Committees ensure that a minimum number of animals are used to obtain valid data and that appropriate procedures are used to reduce pain and distress in animals.
Complaints, concerns, or comments regarding fraud, compliance, and ethics issues, including research misconduct and research integrity concerns, can be submitted anonymously by calling 1-855-546-9283 or visiting www.MyComplianceReport.com (access I.D. is "TUL").
All Tulane researchers must complete the CITI Training Program. CITI provides training on many different research topics including: Animal care and use, good clinical practice, information privacy and security, human subjects research, responsible conduct of research, and many more.
Your CITI Training Certificate must be completed and added to your IRBNet profile.